Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of a water project in Gujarat, saved the lives of several Doordarshan cameramen and photographers, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel informed. during inauguration function in Gujarat to release water from the Aji Dam, PM Narendra Modi kept pointing to the cameraperson for him to move away from his camera. Soon after, the water released from the dam washed the camera down with some force.
Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel said that the Prime Minister was just looking at the flow of the water at the Aji-3 dam site after pushing a button to start the release from the dam. He said, “He suddenly noticed that several cameramen and photographers were standing on the downstream side. The strong flow of water released a little while ago was racing towards them and could have washed them away,” reported by a Indian Express.
Videos of the incident show PM Narendra Modi standing with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and pointing continuously at something away from the frame.
PM Narendra Modi’s alertness during the dedication of ambitious SAUNI project at Aaji 3 dam near Jamnagar saved the life of cameraman.
Narendra Modi alerted the cameraman, who was busy videographing the event, by clapping his hands and with other gestures. SAUNI Scheme is an ambitious scheme of the Gujarat government to fill up 115 dams in Saurashtra with the waters of the river Narmada through a network of pipelines.
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