DSP Shilpa Sahu is posted in the Maoist-affected Bastar’s Dantewada. (Credit: Dipanshu Kabra/Twitter)

Standing under the hot sun, DSP Shilpa Sahu is seen with a lathi and wearing a face mask and she and the team of cops are seen checking and asking people to adhere to Covid-19 rules.

Amid a raging second wave of the pandemic, the coronavirus warriors are all working earnestly to ensure a safer, better managed society to live in. Photos and video of a frontline worker has now gone viral which is inspiring the internet. The video, of a pregnant police officer in Chhattisgarh working and instructing people out on vehicles to adhere to lockdown rules has been doing the rounds everywhere. Deputy Superintendent of Police in Chhattisgarh Shilpa Sahu is seen in the video speaking and appealing to people to follow lockdown regulation. A couple of officers are also seen with her.

Standing under the hot sun, the DSP is seen with a lathi in her hand and wearing a face mask to protect herself from the risk of coronavirus. She and the team of cops are seen checking and asking people to adhere to rules while standing on the road. Sahu is posted in the Maoist-affected Bastar’s Dantewada. Many pictures and a few videos of Sahu working on the street in her delicate condition has been shared by netizens, admiring her for her determination at work during the pandemic.

“The picture is of Dantewada DSP Shilpa Sahu. Shilpa is working very hard with her team in her pregnant condition under the scorching sun and is appealing to people to follow the lockdown rules by standing on the streets,” wrote Adl. Transport commissioner while sharing a picture of Dipanshu Kabra.

तस्वीर दंतेवाड़ा DSP शिल्पा साहू की हैशिल्पा गर्भावस्था के दौरान भी चिलचिलाती धूप में अपनी टीम के साथ सड़कों पर मुस्तैदी से तैनात हैं और लोगों से लॉक डाउन का पालन करने की अपील कर रही हैं.#CGPolice #StayHomeStaySafe pic.twitter.com/SIsZdAvuOW— Dipanshu Kabra (@ipskabra) April 20, 2021

The police officer’s courage and hardwork was all the internet could talk about:

🙏🙏 Salute to all sincere officers/employees of any profession, those working hard in this critical situation.— KSB (@Kanchansinghbi4) April 20, 2021

Dsp mam hum sabhi ke liye Adarsh hai— seema yadav (@seemaya28590729) April 20, 2021

Salute to DSP Shilpa sahu Ji 🙏— Niswarth_Pawan Agrahari (@niswarth_pawan) April 20, 2021

Many Twitter users also showed concerns for Sahu’s pregnant condition and wished she was not doing this when she is pregnant.

Sir, I appeal to you please give her rest and sent home for care herself and her baby. She needs some rest. Please do Asap— Ashish Dubey (@ashishdubey_07) April 20, 2021

But I guess this is not required. She should take rest.which is more important for both baby & mother.— RoflBihari🏹 🚜 (@rePUBlick2020) April 20, 2021

In the next tweet, Kabra also requested people to act responsibly amid the pandemic and stay indoors.

Chhattisgarh has also started testing everyone entering the state through air, road and rail routes for coronavirus starting this week. The state many others in crisis has been struggling to cope with the shortage of oxygen and Remdesivir with over 2.25 lakh infections and 1,993 deaths reported in the last one month.

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