National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 30 April 2019
Today at about 1610 hours a polling staff named Leonard Lakda in the polling Booth number 179 in Sarango (PS Ghagra) under district Gumla, Jharkhand suddenly collapsed and got bleeding in his nose and mouth!
The booth was guarded by C/226 battalion CRPF. After giving first aid, a CRPF constable named Anil Sharma (Force number:125073698) took him on his shoulders and ran for 3 kms to nearby Health Centre and saved the life of the polling staff.
Doctors appreciated him for his timely help and told ,were there be a slightest delay, it would have been difficult for them to save him.
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 15 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.