Mumbai monsoon news: 50-year-old Kanta Murti Kalan, stood for hours near an open manhole, on a waterlogged road, in Matunga. She was alerting people so that no one falls into the manhole.
Not all Superwomen wear capes, some wear a saree. While whole Mumbai is battling the heavy rains and individuals are attempting to remain inside their homes as much conceivable, a 50-year-elderly women stood soaked in downpour for 7 hours of time to caution individuals about a manhole in Tulsi Pipe Road in Matunga, Maharashtra.
Kanta Murti, a flower seller and she lost her house and her savings in the havoc by rains in Mumbai. The mother of eight children, Kanta Murti’s husband is an invalid. Five of her children are married and she supports the education of her three other kids by selling flowers on the roadside. “I support my three children’s education by selling flowers and I am the only earning member in the family as my husband is paralysed after meeting with a railway accident,” she told news agency ANI.
The video of Kanta Murti standing, near the manhole, for seven hours had gone viral and she was also scolded by the civic authorities for putting her life in danger. “I uncovered the manhole and drained the water. Then I stood there to warn vehicles. BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) officials later came and scolded me,” Kanta Murti said.