Behind all our successes, there are relentless sacrifices made by our parents, and one must be always grateful to them. Suggesting such affection is a photo of a young police officer touching his mother’s feet which has gone viral on social media. Many have been left teary-eyed seeing the picture.

IPS Bhaskar Rao, ADGP of the Karnataka State Reserve Police, who shared the photo, stated the man in the photo is a sub-inspector and the photo was clicked on a very special occasion. “A grateful son (Police Sub-inspector) in reverence and gratitude to his Single Mother who could not attend his Passing out Parade,” Rao wrote in a tweet accompanying the photo.

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Mangaluru: Continuous rainfall in Dakshina Kannada including Mangaluru, is now posing threat to the low-lying areas with flooding if the rain continues for next few hours.

Incidents of wall of the houses and compound walls collapsing, have also been reported from several areas since Wednesday night.

Similarly, cracks were also spotted on the Maravur Bridge following which the Deputy Commissioner instructed the PWD Executive Engineering to visit the spot and inspect the bridge on Thursday morning.

Due to the drainage issues, several areas in Mangaluru including Kottara Chowki were experiencing water logging causing traffic jams and panic among the locals who fear flooding if the rains do not stop.

In several other areas, homes have also been inundated with rain water putting the houses on risk of damages. Residents in these areas were evacuated and were shifted to other localities temporarily.

The Deputy Commissioner also declared holidays to PU and Degree colleges due to rains on June 30. He also added that the decision on declaring holidays to schools and other colleges will be taken after assessing the situation in the district by Friday morning.