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A Cop Broke This Old Man’s Typewriter. What Happened next Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

A Sub Inspector in Lucknow, Pradeep Kumar, kicked and broke an old man's typewriter on a pavement in Lucknow. What followed was heart warming, to say the least.

A Cop Broke This Old Man’s Typewriter. What Happened next Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

UP police in lucknow breaks typewriter(his livelihood) of an old man

In Lucknow

SI Pradeep Kumar – in an effort to evict pavement dwellers and vendors – kicks the typewriter of an old man and destroys his only source of income.

65-year old Kishan Kumar had borrowed Rs. 5000 to buy a typewriter that helped him earn a meagre amount of Rs. 50 a day by doing Hindi typing outside the Lucknow General Post Office, for 35 years. Till the fateful day that this cop turned up at the same pavement.

Images were captured by photographer Ashutosh Tripathi

Dainik Bhaskar covers this story

Read the article here.

Twitter Takes Up The Cause

First an effort is made to trace him.

Many Offer to Help

UP Government Responds

After hundreds of offers to help, THIS happens

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