New Delhi: Member of Lok Sabha and environmentalist Maneka Gandhi impressed netizens with her swift response after she came to the rescue of an injured animal in Delhi. Recently, journalist Bharti Jain tagged Maneka Gandhi and asked for her help for an injured monkey on Twitter.
“This monkey is injured and in a very bad state. Please, some NGO or animal rights activist come forward to rescue him. This is near Press Club of India at Raisina Road, New Delhi,” said the tweet.
Gandhi was quick to respond and assured quick action would be taken to help the poor animal.
“Thank you for tagging me. I’m sending a car right now to have him sent to Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre for treatment. The car will be there in a few minutes,” she posted.
Later, providing an update, the minister tweeted that the monkey was severely injured and had maggots all over his body. ”He is currently being treated at the hospital and is on his way to complete recovery”, the post read.
The tweet won over the hearts of netizens and they lauded her for the quick response
Some even compared her to the former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who always responded to distress tweets from Indians stranded across the world.
An animal lover and a wildlife enthusiast, she also runs Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre in New Delhi.