As soon as National Anthem got over President Kovind, Nirmala Sitharaman and Anurag Thakur attended the policewomen
NEW DELHI| On Tuesday while attending an award function in Delhi a policewoman collapsed. Immediately she was attended to by no less than the first citizen himself. President Ram Nath Kovind, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur, who were attending the event.
PTI states the policewoman was standing at the front of the stage at Vigyan Bhawan during the first National CSR Awards function when she twisted her ankle and slipped.
With the national anthem being played, she tumbled and sat on the carpet, PTI photographer who was present given the statement.
#WATCH A woman security personnel deputed at National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards event collapsed during playing of National Anthem, today.President Kovind, FM Nirmala Sitharaman & MoS Finance Anurag Thakur came down the stage to inquire about her health. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/HUSvzkizHu
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2019
As soon as the national anthem was over, President Kovind, Ms. Sitharaman, and Anurag Thakur hurried off the stage, with their security details, to the check up on the policewoman.
President Kovind had a brief conversation with the policewoman after Mr. Thakur offered her a bottle of water. Nirmala Sitharaman was seen smiling genially at the woman.
Once they made sure she was alright, President Kovind was seen leaving the venue.
Generally, the president leaves an event immediately after the national anthem.
The audience applauded loudly as President Kovind walked out of the venue.