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This Video of People Forming a Human Chain to Save a Drowning Man Shows the Spirit of Chennai

The nonstop rains since Monday night in Chennai have flooded several roads in many parts of the city, creating havoc everywhere. In such devastating conditions, residents are showing boundless strength and courage, and are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to helping those who are stranded in a crisis.

Chennaites displayed immense selflessness once again this Tuesday, when many of them got together to save a drowning man on a flooded road. The entire incident was recorded from inside a car and shared by Raghavan Chakravarthi, who was driving towards Tambaram when flood waters suddenly hit a road near Padappai. It shows how a bike rider lost his balance and got trapped in a gush of water that could have washed him away.

But bystanders did not think twice before abandoning their vehicles and running towards him in knee-deep water to form a human chain and pull him to safety.

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