Singapore | 14 July 2015 | Asia Samachar |
A man dressed in Singaporean soldier uniform had boarded a public bus. He took out his EZ-link, the cashless card used to pay for public transportation in Singapore, but found that it did not carry enough cash to pay for his journey. The bus driver was in no mood to compromise, directing him to get off at the next station.
Prabjoth Singh, a fellow passenger, was watching. He decided to step forward to help.
“Just as he got off the bus I told him to get back on the bus and that I’ll pay the small fee for you. He called me a life saver when he was the one in uniform,” Prabhjot shares the experience in a Facebook posting on his page.
“Not even in his Uniform did he get some appreciation for his service. Not asking to give all Ns men a free bus ride. Just appreciate and understand how much they have to go through everyday,”
Prabjoth states that he had studied at Narre Warren South P-12 College.
Asia Samachar thanks Parvitar Singh Khalsa for bringing the posting to our attention.
“It is a small gesture but it just shows the compassion of a Sikh towards a helpless servicemen….Do share this news if possible,” he writes.
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