CHITTOOR: A deputy superintendent of police was on duty at an event organised by the state police department, in India’s Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday when she was taken aback at an officer walking up to her and saluting her.
The officer, Circle Inspector Y Shyam Sundar, saw his daughter Yendluru Jessy Prasanthi, who is the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Guntur district, at the ceremony and decided to salute her, according to the police protocol.
The picture taken on the occasion, with the daughter surprised and laughing to see it is her father saluting her, went viral on social media and won many hearts.
Prasanthi, who is now appointed at an officer’s rank in the same department, also saluted her father in reply.
Superintendent Police Tirupati Ramesh Reddy saw this heart-warming incident and appreciated the father-daughter duo.
Indian media said that Andhra Pradesh Police also appreciated the picture in a tweet.