Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin honors young girl for helping ill woman amid COVID-19 threat

MK Stalin applauded the young girl’s gesture as she helped the old woman, who had fainted from a vehicle

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin, popularly known as MK Stalin, on Thursday honored a young girl for coming to the rescue of an old, ill woman amid the threat of COVID-19.

As per the chief minister, who is also the president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party, the girl was humane enough to help the ill woman when no one else came close to her.

Stalin said that he was moved to learn about the young girl’s gesture as she helped the old woman, who had fainted from a vehicle.

“I was moved to learn that the young girl had helped humanity. She helped the old woman who had fainted her when no one came forward out of fear of COVID-19,” he said through a tweet on his official handle.

He further added, “I went to meet the young girl today and heartily applauded her.”

MK Stalin expressed, after witnessing the heart-warming event, that the younger generation is hopeful.

It is pertinent to mention here that Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the country since the start of the pandemic in March last year.

The state, however, is seeing a decline in total number of fresh cases. After reporting 33,658 cases on May15, the state reported 33,181 cases on May16 and 33,075 on May17.

On Tuesday, a total of 33,059 people tested positive, thereby taking the cumulative Covid tally to 16,64,350.

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