Kolkata woman risks life, saves another from attack inside running carhttps://t.co/369MoZYbDc— Hindustan Times (@HindustanTimes) September 6, 2020
The incident took place on the night of 5th September when Chatterjee was returning home with her husband, Deep Satpathi, from a party.
While they were on their way, Chatterjee heard a girl screaming for help from a car that was behind their car. She immediately asked her husband to stop the car. In an interview Deep Satpathi said:
We were coming back after attending my mother-in-law's birthday when my wife heard a girl screaming for help from a car behind our car and asked me to stop the car.
People on Twitter lauded Nilanjana Chatterjee for her bravery and swift action.
What an act of bravery, Nilanjana!— Neeru Sharma (@NeeruSh03909272) September 8, 2020
Get well soon 🌹 https://t.co/77VfwPIer8
So proud of her.— Mohar Raj ( Shehnaazian❤) ( Justice for SSR🙏) (@divyadeviar) September 8, 2020
Wish her a speedy recovery 🙏🙏 She deserves a bravery award 👍👏— Smartemee😎 (@Smartemee) September 6, 2020
Good— Mayank jhunjhunwala (@ambitiousmayank) September 9, 2020
Hats off to her!