For the last 35 years, Krishna Kumar has been sitting outside the General Post Office in Lucknow, barely earning Rs. 50 by typing in Hindi on his old typewriter. It was just another day at work for the 65-year-old typist on Saturday morning, when a sub-inspector, Pradeep Kumar, reportedly asked him to vacate the spot.
Krishna Kumar, a native of Gomti Nagar, has been sitting outside the General Post Office in Lucknow, barely earning Rs. 50 by typing in Hindi on his old typewriter for the last 35 years.
On Saturday morning, sub-inspector Pradeep Kumar, reportedly asked the the 65-year-old typist to vacate the spot.
When Kumar protested, the irate sub-inspector reportedly abused the elderly man and kicked the typewriter repeatedly till it broke into pieces.
Pradeep Kumar was later suspended after photographs — clicked by a photojournalist while passing through the area — of the incident went viral on the social media.