, the turban worn by Sikhs, is something that’s mandatory by their faith and represents piety, dedication, self-respect and courage – But two Sikh men in Punjab have themselves become symbols of courage after removing their Dastaars so they could save a group of young men from drowning in a canal. The Dastaar
Footage of the dramatic rescue, shot on a bystander’s cell phone, has been circulating online and was picked up by New Delhi Television.
The broadcaster said young men had gathered for the immersion of Ganesha idols at Sullar Gharat village when strong currents washed a group of men away.
That’s when two men on opposite sides of the canal sprang to action.
“They had fallen very near the canal bridge and shouted for help,” Inderpal Singh, 34, told the Times of India. “I immediately spotted a wire lying near the bridge and rescued two of them with the help of the wire. However, three others were still caught in a current.”
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