Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: Commissioner of Police Dr Sudhanshu Sarangi today felicitated Traffic police Lalit Mohan Rout after he was seeing sweeping the road near Sikharpur Square in Cuttack to avert accident.
On October 17, the video of Lalit Rout sweeping the road with a broom has gone viral on social media.
Rout had decided to wield the broom after he found sand piling on the road leading to traffic congestion. Earlier in December last year, Rout was felicitated by the Commissionerate Police for his extraordinary courage and presence of mind which saved the lives of four persons at Sikharpur area.
Rout who was on traffic duty at Shikharpur Square in Cuttack had jumped from the traffic post and pulled aside four persons on two motorcycles from being run over by a speeding truck.