Shame: Government Still to Decide About State Honors For Jadhav
Dapodi, 2 Dec (The Press Watch) – On Sunday 1st of Dec evening 6 pm a big drainage pipeline work was going on at Ganesh nagar, Dapodi where the land slide took place and 6 drainage workers got burred under it.
The incident was immediately reported to the fire station of Pimpri-Chinchwad. After which a team of 6 firefighters Vishal Jadhav, Mukesh Barve, Saroj Funde, Nikhil Gogavle, Dilip Gaikwad and Kailas Waghere rushed to the spot and immediately started the rescue operation.
In which Saroj, Nikhil and Vishal rescued two workers named Sitaram and Ishwar. But Nagesh Jamadar was still stuck under the soil when the team was trying to rescue him a sudden land slide took place due to people standing nearby and all the 3 rescuers got burred in it.
This information was given to the control room after which all the sub station officer’s from pcmc and police rushed to the spot and rescued fire fighters Gogavle and Funde but it took two and a half hour to rescue Jadhav till then he was unconscious. He was rushed to Aundh Hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Till the NDRF team, Military support was called while senior officer’s from pimpri-chinchwad police also reached the spot while the worker Nagesh Jamadar was still stuck under. Late night his body was also recovered. “His Family members said that even though it was Sunday Holiday Nagesh was taken to work by the contractor by giving him 700 rs.”
From last two days this work was going on under Amrut Yojna from PCMC.
And it’s a big shame that even after he rescued people, he died for them and the government is still thinking to give him state honors or not.
His body will be kept for a while at Fire Brigade Head office, Sant Tukaramnagar for tribute meet today.
About Late Fire Fighter Vishal Jadhav:
Vishal Hanumantrao Jadhav (32)Joined the PCMC firebrigade in December 2012. He currently lived in Moshi. His Home town was satara.