Morena (Madhya Pradesh): In a heart warming incident, an IAS officer in Morena made ‘bhajiyas’ to treat hungry school children during a heritage walk on Monday. His viral video-- in which he can be seen frying 'bhajiyas', is is receiving praises from netizens all over the country.
A heritage walk was organised in the district to promote tourism in which district officials took school children to various historical places. During the walk, Morena zila panchayat chief executive officer (CEO) Ichhit Gadpale, along with several school children, reached Garhi Padavali.
However, as the program was running late on schedule, the children started feeling hungry. As soon as Gadplae realised this, he went to the cooks who were preparing breakfast for the children. Seeing that they were short of hands, he helped them in frying ‘bhajiyas’. The other officers also followed the suit.
'Never seen such a down to earth officer'
Praising the officer, the cooks said that they have seen such a down to earth officer for the first time and termed the moment memorable.
CEO Gadpale said, “People are calling it a big thing, but this is normal. The children were hungry and I also have an attachment to the children. When we took them with us, it was our moral responsibility to make proper arrangements for food and drink for them. That's why, I have only fulfilled my responsibility."
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