CRPF Constable Shailesh Gohil Donates Blood to Save Lives of Woman And Her Baby in Kashmir; Earns Praise on Twitter For Heroic Act

In a heart warming gesture, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable Gohil Shailesh saved lives of a woman and her newborn baby in the Kashmir Valley. According to a report published in CNN News18, A 25-year-old woman was facing severe complications while delivering her baby and had lost a lot of blood. Gohil saved both the lives by donating his blood. The CRPF jawan belonged to the 53rd Battalion of the paramilitary force. Indian Naval Officer Lieutenant Rahul Dalal Saves Man from Drowning in Kochi.

The family of the woman resides in Gulshan area of the Kashmir valley. When the woman started facing severe blood loss, her family contacted CRPF Madadgaar. The CRPF shared pictures of the constable and the baby on its twitter handle. The paramilitary force tweeted, “The relation of blood. Constable Gohil Shailesh of #53Bn donated blood to 25 yr old lady of #Kashmir who urgently needed blood due to complications during delivery. His blood saved a mother, a child, a family and created a bond for life.”

Gohil is being lauded on twitter for his humanitarian act. Prominent personalities including actor turned politician Anupam Kher and Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa lauded the CRPF jawan’s action.

Anupam Kher’s Tweet:


Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s Tweet:

Other twitter reactions praising Gohil:



CRPF “Madadgaar” is a helpline started by the paramilitary force for the residents of Kashmir facing medical emergencies. The CRPF launched the 24/7 helpline “Madadgaar” on June 16, 2017. Located on the outskirts of Srinagar, this helpline number receives hundreds of calls every day, not only from the local residents but also Kashmiris living outside the state. Inspired by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, Over 2,000 Kashmiri Youths Take Part in Indian Army Recruitment Drive.

It is interesting to know that the Madadgaar helped around 250 Kashmiris studying and working in various cities of the country to safely reach their homes in the Valley in the wake threats made to Kashmiris living in other states of the country after the February 14 Pulwama atack.

Published by Sumit Sharma

Journalist and passionate for Indian Defence forces.

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