In a heartwarming gesture, the District Magistrate of Munger, Bihar, Udaykumar Singh, drove his driver, Sampat Ram, home on his last day of service. Ram, who had been in service for over three decades retired on 31st December, 2017, was even given extension of one year of service.
Another employee also retired along with Ram, and a celebratory function was held for both the employees to thank them for their service.
Ram had been appointed as the District Magistrate’s driver in 1983 where after service District Magistrate’s of Lakhisarai, Jamui, he was appointed at Munger where he served for last 32 years.
Twitter users, too, appreciated this gesture by the District Magistrate.
Not Everyday You Read Such Heartwarming act !
Uday Kumar Singh, Collector of Munger, drives Sampat Ram, on his last day to office to his home. Ram retired after 36 years of government service. 🙏🙏🙏@IASassociation pic.twitter.com/hWiLTeN5IZ
— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) January 1, 2018
A heartwarming gesture!! .. Good to see such changes in our bureaucracy.. https://t.co/CGhRBM6bi6
— amit (@amit_niraj) January 2, 2018
— Zalak Bhavsar (@andzalak) January 1, 2018
Positive attitude shows positive goal in life . This story in which DM of munger district shows respect towards their retired driver and left him to his home. pic.twitter.com/dwJxsh2IdC
— Chandan Kumar (@Chandan2898) January 1, 2018
#Munger – ड्राइवर के रिटायरमेंट पर DM ने दिया सम्मान
ड्राइवर को पिछे बैठा DM ने खुद चलाई गाड़ी
गाड़ी चलाकर ड्राइवर को उसके घर तक छोड़ा
— @KashishBihar (@KashishBihar) December 30, 2017
This goes out to show that a kind gesture indeed goes a long way.