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A photograph to remember from the Mantralaya fire in Mumbai

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Sometimes the trials of life bring out the best in us. While the Mantralaya Building was on fire, some government staffers were on the top of the burning building trying to save the national flag. This photograph shows them un-hoisting the tricolour and folding it while there is thick smoke on the background.

We do not tire of cursing government servants at the slightest chance we get. I think we should be equally generous in paying our respect to those brave persons who go beyond the call of duty. It’s the efforts of people like them which brings cheer and hope to an otherwise low-on-morale nation. I salute these brave men for their kind gesture. Wish the politicians who loot the state from the same office building could learn a lesson or two…
Photo courtesy : http://msnbcmedia.msn.com

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