Rajaram Joshi

Rajaram Joshi

A real hero who fishes at the Vashi creek in Navi Mumbai, one of the entry-points to Mumbai and saves many lives. He saves those who jump off the Vashi creek bridge. He is summoned by the control room every time when they are alerted about a suicide attempt, to help rescue the person. He enters the water on a boat or guides the fire brigade during the rescue mission, armed with his knowledge of the sea and its tricky terrain. He was also felicitated by the Navi Mumbai Commissioner Dinesh Waghmare on the occasion of National Fire Service Week.


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