Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has been hailed as a hero after his brave intervention helped save the lives of a taxi driver and his family in Mumbai. Gavaskar was driving home when he witnessed a mob attacking a taxi driver and his passengers, who were accused of being thieves.
Without hesitation, Gavaskar stopped his car and intervened to protect the victims from the angry mob. He shielded the driver and his family from the attackers and managed to get them to safety.
In an interview, Gavaskar said he was simply doing what anyone else would have done in the same situation. He expressed his shock and dismay at the level of violence and hatred that had been directed towards the innocent victims.
The incident has sparked widespread outrage and condemnation, with many people taking to social media to praise Gavaskar for his bravery and to call for an end to the culture of mob violence in the country.
The incident also highlighted the need for greater awareness and education about the dangers of mob violence and the importance of standing up for those who are being unfairly targeted.
Many people praised Gavaskar for his actions, stating that he was a true hero who had risked his own safety to protect the lives of others. The incident has also sparked a wider debate about the role of public figures in promoting social justice and standing up against injustice and oppression.