General Secretary of Peasants and Workers Party MLA Jayat Patil on Wednesday honoured Mayur Sheleke, pointsman for his bravery with an award of Rs 50,000. Mayur Shelke, pointsman at Mumbai's railway station, who saved the life of a six-year-old child, in the month of April.
On April 17, the pointsman at the Vangani railway station rushed to save the life of the child who had lost balance while walking with his mother at the platform and fell on the railway tracks, while the train was moving in his direction.
Shelke rushed to rescue the child against a moving train and bundled him onto the platform before saving himself from the train.
The CCTV footage of the incident was shared by the Ministry of Railways.