Bengaluru Traffic police stoped President Pranab Mukherjee convoy for ambulance


A traffic police officer at Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle on Saturday won people’s ‘ hearts for deftly clearing a path for a ambulance vehicle even as a convoy of the President of India was to go through a busy junction.

The Bengaluru Police later declared a reward for traffic police sub-inspector ML Nijalingappa for clearing a path for the ambulance vehicle amid the convoy movement of President Pranab Mukherjee, who was in the city for the inauguration of Metro’s Green Line.

The President’s convoy was heading towards the Raj Bhavan when Nijalingappa is reported for to have spotted a ambulance attempting to discover a path towards a private hospital close by HAL.

The sub-inspector immediately passed on directions to do the needful and let the ambulance travel.

Deputy commissioner of police – traffic east division, Bengaluru City Abhei Goyal later took to Twitter to praise the officer’s presence of mind.


Praveen Sood, the Commissioner of Police, tweeted, “The policeman who took such initiative to be rewarded. Well done!”

Taking after this, it didn’t set aside much time for the Twitter and the Facebook, including pages of the Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP), to get immersed with gratefulness messages for the officer.


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