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A policeman carrying an infant and guiding children, women, and other locals to safety in Kendrapara, Odisha
A policeman carrying an infant and guiding children, women, and other locals to safety in Kendrapara, Odisha|Twitter / Odisha Police
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Cyclone Fani: Odisha cops win hearts by going beyond call of duty

Moving people to safety, sensitising them on cyclone shelters and clearing roads and highways, the state police are showing their humane side during a time of crisis

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Bhubaneswar: With Cyclone Fani leaving a trail of destruction in Odisha and forcing residents to stay indoors, the efforts of the rescue and relief teams, especially the state police, in ensuring the safety of the masses are winning hearts on social media.

A series of tweets posted by the Odisha Police show the men in khaki going beyond the call of duty to move people to safety, sensitising them on cyclone shelters and clearing roads and highways.

The touching photos show their humane side and the efforts that they are putting in to calm people in this difficult time.

Two police personnel helping an elderly man to move out of danger zone in Jaipur district
Two police personnel helping an elderly man to move out of danger zone in Jaipur district
Twitter / Odisha Police

In Kendrapara, some officers are seen carrying infants and guiding children, women, and other locals to safety. In some others, officers are seen fighting it out to provide all possible help to evacuate people from the danger zones.

Also read: Cyclone Fani likely to hit Northeast on May 4: Reports

A particular photo stands out, that of a woman cop of Talchua Police Station in Kendrapara braving all odds to ferry a woman on her motorcycle to safety.

A woman cop of Talchua Police Station in Kendrapara braving all odds to ferry a woman on her motorcycle to safety
A woman cop of Talchua Police Station in Kendrapara braving all odds to ferry a woman on her motorcycle to safety
Twitter / Odisha Police
A woman cop trying to calm people at a shelter house in Kendrapara
A woman cop trying to calm people at a shelter house in Kendrapara
Twitter / Odisha Police
Two cops carrying an elderly woman to a designated cyclone shelter in Ganjam
Two cops carrying an elderly woman to a designated cyclone shelter in Ganjam
Twitter / Odisha Police