The Heartwarming Tale of How SSB Police Officers Helped Save the Life of a Civilian


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The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Police is one of five Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in India. They perform a gruelling yet significant task – guarding the Indo-Tibetan border. Over the years, the SSB has seen immense success in the area.

But guarding the border is not the only thing they do – they also give the occasional helping hand to civilians in need. In one such incident, troops of the SSB helped save the life of a villager from the Palau Sonapur Village.

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SSB officers (image for representational purpose only)

Photo source: ssb.nic.in

Not only did they save his life, they pooled together money to pay for his treatment as well.

According to officials, a woman approached the paramilitary unit seeking help from the officers, saying her husband K Narzary was seriously ill. The post in charge, Sub-inspector Sunil Kumar immediately informed his troops of the situation.

Without further ado, the SSB unit wired a request for an ambulance from Amteka village, which is about 8 kms away.

Meanwhile, the jawans pooled in Rs 11,000 and gave it to Mr Narzary’s  wife for covering any possible medical costs.

Soon after that Narzary was transported to a hospital in Bongaigaon, Lower Assam. Apart from the jawans, several locals came forward and offered their help too.

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About the author: Varun Jadia is a high schooler who has just completed his Class 10 boards. He enjoys listening to music, playing his guitar, playing badminton, writing and reading. Also, Math is his favourite subject, and in the future, he wishes to pursue a career in economics.

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