A burqa-clad from Telangana’s Nizamabad rode her scooter for three days and covered a distance of 1,400 kms by braving the stringent lockdown norms to bring her son back home. Razia Begum, a school teacher in Bodhan in Nizamabad, had obtained a special pass from the police to get her son, who was stuck in Nellore in Andhra Pradesh after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Razia’s son Nizamuddin was in Nellore to attend a coaching centre to pursue his dream to become a doctor. He was visiting home in Bodhan with his friend from Nellore but had to return back to Andhra Pradesh after his friend said that his mother had fallen sick. Once back in Nellore, PM Modi announced the nationwide lockdown.
A single mother of three, Razia approached Bodhan SP Jaipal Reddy for help. She received a pass and embarked on an arduous journey. She reached Nellore on 7 April and returned to Bodhan on 8 April.
Razia said that she had travel across the forest area too but she could not care much because she was only concerned about her son back home safely.
Her story has become a dominating topic of Twitter conversations;
That’s the distance from Delhi to Bombay. pic.twitter.com/Uz63sOfeO9
— SK (@sruthijith) April 10, 2020
My story for the day. Amazing woman, mother, rider…Telangana Woman Rides 1,400 km On Scooty To Bring Back Son Stranded In Andhra Pradesh – NDTV https://t.co/XTt8gmJccg
— Saba Naqvi (@_sabanaqvi) April 10, 2020
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers”~ Rudyard Kipling
Mom rides 1,400km on scooty to get son home https://t.co/c3mHBdv0MO
— Monica Jasuja (@jasuja) April 10, 2020
Mother’s will go to the moon and back for their kids.
— Lavanya Ballal | ಲಾವಣ್ಯ ಬಲ್ಲಾಳ್ (@LavanyaBallal) April 10, 2020