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Proud To Be Indian: Sidhu Humanabade, A Swiggy Delivery Executive Who Put The Safety Of Others Before His Own And Saved 10 People From A Fire Tragedy

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Published:

They say heroes are not born, they are made. This is the story of one such hero, Sidhu Humanbade, a delivery executive with Swiggy, who risked his life and jumped in to save patients stranded in a massive fire tragedy in Kamgar hospital, last month. 

As India celebrates the 70th Republic Day at Rajpath, Republic TV honored the unsung heroes in a special broadcast titled 'Proud to be Indian' and speaking to us Sidhu opened up about the tragic incident. 'I received a pick-up from the restaurant and was taking the delivery to the customer when the incident took place. While crossing Kamgar hospital, I could see smoke coming from the building, and could hear people screaming' he said.

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He further added that his first instinct was to jump in and help the people in need. 'I used a rope in order to climb up and sent two-three people down through that. I helped everyone and then came out in the end' he said. 

Humanabade grew up in Airoli in Navi Mumbai and is a Class X graduate. He had moved in with his uncle at Andheri for his job as a delivery executive. As for the food that he was out to deliver, was still found in his bag after the incident.

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The 20-year-old Sidhu Humanabade eventually saved 10 lives.