Kolkata traffic cop doubles up as teacher for 8-year-old; wins hearts
15/04/2022, INDIA, 10:16AM
Sergeant Prakash Ghosh of Southeast Traffic Guard is winning hearts online after a photo of him teaching a small boy started doing rounds on the internet.
The police personnel has been earning plaudits online.
Standing on the road all day directing vehicles, be it in the rain or heat, is a challenging job for the traffic police. Going above and beyond his call of duty, a personnel with the Kolkata Police has taken up the task of being a teacher to a homeless child.
Sergeant Prakash Ghosh of Southeast Traffic Guard is winning hearts online after a photo of him teaching an eight-year-old started doing the rounds on the internet. Captured by a local journalist, the image shows the policeman standing with a twig in hand while the boy sits on the pavement on a plastic sheet writing in a notebook.
The image of the boy sitting under a tree by the roadside along with his school bag and pencil box as the cop watches over attentively tugged at the heartstrings of many online.
Later, the law enforcement agency explained how Ghosh ended up becoming a part-time teacher.