An 80-year-old who works as a porter or coolie at the Lucknow’s Charbagh railway station has won hearts online after a video report emerged, where he is seen helping migrant workers at the station for free.
After the government started Shramik Special trains to transport migrant workers to their home states, Mujibullah Rehman has been helping them with their luggage for free at the Charbagh railway station.
Lucknow: An 80-year-old porter, Mujibullah is providing free service to migrant labourers arriving at Charbagh railway station. He says, “Many people including doctors&police personnel are contributing in fight against #COVID19. I also render 8-10 hrs of service every day”. pic.twitter.com/gfSObjSsB5
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According to ANI, Rehman works at the station for around 8-10 hours everday. The video shows that he is wearing a mask along with the uniform of the railway porters, waiting for the trains to arrive on the platform.
While talking to reporters, he proudly claims that he can carry a luggage weighing 50 kgs on his head. The video has gone viral on social media and has been circulated by users. Many have heaped praises for the porter for his selfless, noble deed at a time of crisis.