Bangalore: Karnataka State Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar along with his drivers and security guards jumped into the lake and saved 6 persons from a sinking car in Shimoga district.
Minister Kimmane Ratnakar (61) yesterday morning travelling in a Government Innova car from his hometown Shimoga District to Bangalore. Morning, nearly at 7 am white colored Maruti Swift was over taking his car.
After 15 minutes, when Minister car was nearing the lake, that Maruti swift accidentally fell into the lake. Minister after seeing that car in lake, came of out of his car and jumped into the lake along with his staffs. They have saved 6 persons inside the car. Uday Kumar (40), his wife Suma (35) , 14 and 8 year old son, Uday’s mother Geetha (55), 3-year-old relative’s child were saved.
After taking them to shore, Minister called doctors. He admitted them in hospital and gave his clothes to Uday. Uday expressed his heartfelt thanks to Minister Kimmane Ratnakar for his timely help and for saving their family’s life.