There is nothing more pure and impressionable than a child’s soul. And it was reaffirmed in Hyderabad as 12-year-old Ravi Teja took it upon himself to fill the potholes of a Hyderabad locality after he witnessed the death of a toddler. It scarred him obviously and he’s making every effort so that no one else has to face that fate.
Hyderabad: Moved by recent death of a toddler in his state, 12-years-old takes it upon himself to fill potholes on Habsiguda’s main road. pic.twitter.com/GCHHFixslI— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2017
A couple was on their motorcycle with their toddler, when they fell because of an unexpected, ditch-like pothole. The toddler didn’t survive the accident, and witnessing that has motivated the boy to fill in every pot-hole within sight using stones. According to Teja, no one deserves to die like that. And he shall continue his work until all pot-holes are filled in his locality.
Recently a family travelling on bike fell on road due to pothole.Don’t want anyone to die this way, will continue filling potholes:Ravi Teja pic.twitter.com/FmV5Mx4Ibi— ANI (@ANI_news) July 2, 2017
In a political climate where stones are the reason behind a bloody unrest further north, it is encouraging to see the same stones become life-savers down south. And thank God for children with a conscience like Ravi Teja, who not only observe the limitations of society and the country, but do something about it.
Few throw stones to kill others and other use stone to save lifes— VCS (@vcs_17) July 2, 2017
As the character of R Madhavan said in Rang De Basanti – Koi bhi desh perfect nahi hota, usse perfect banana padhta hai. And someone like Hyderabad’s 12-year-old Ravi Teja is an inspiration to many arm-chair critics who are ‘moved’ by many things they read or see, but do nothing about improving the situation for the others.