Sangrur: In an incident that has touched the hearts of many, a 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youths from drowning in a canal here.
Four youths, aged between 18-25 years, of Sarafa Bazaar Market had gone to a canal to immerse Ganesha idol on Friday last when a gush of water made them lose their balance at Sular Ghaat near Sunam village.
Inderpal Singh, who was sitting on embankment of the canal, noticed that the youths were drowning. He took off his turban, hurled it towards the youths and pulled them out with its help, police and eyewitnesses said. The rescued youths were identified as Inderpal Singh, Jiwan Singh, Kamalprit Singh and Inder Tiwari.
The incident came to light after a video was circulated in the social media.
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