An incident is going viral on the internet where a beggar buys a moped worth Rs 90,000 for his wife.
The incident was initially reported by news agency ANI, which said that Santosh Kumar Sahu, a beggar in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara, bought the moped because his wife Munni "was complaining of backache".
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#WATCH A beggar, Santosh Kumar Sahu buys a moped motorcycle worth Rs 90,000 for his wife Munni in Chhindwara, MP— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) May 24, 2022
Earlier, we had a tricycle. After my wife complained of backache, I got this vehicle for Rs 90,000. We can now go to Seoni, Itarsi, Bhopal, Indore, he says. pic.twitter.com/a72vKheSAB
The beggar said that they earlier owned a tricycle but in order to make it more comfortable for his wife, he got the vehicle worth Rs 90,000. "We can now go to Seoni, Bhopal and Indore," he was quoted as saying by ANI.
The footage shared by ANI diaplays the couple covering the moped with garlands. Local media reported that Santosh collected money for four years and paid the entire amount in cash.
Santosh used to beg for money in the locality around hamlet Amarwara with his wife, the reports further said. Santosh cannot move around due to some problem with his leg, and depends completely on his wife to push him around on a tricycle.
Helping her husband took a heavy toll on Munni who started complaining of frequent backaches. The couple used to move around on their tricycle and sleep at temples, mosques and bus stops, ANI reported.
People have expressed admiration for Santosh Sahu for his dedication towards his wife.
“Wow, Never stop dreaming, keep working for it,” a user
While another said, “True love definition.”
“Good job.. Some fools are taunting him... Even knowing that he done this because of his wife love. He used all his life savings,” a third user wrote.