After 17 days of intense hard work by the rescue team, the successful rescue of 41 trapped workers from the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi has brought great joy and relief. Bollywood celebrities have taken to social media to celebrate and praise the efforts of the rescue personnel who risked their lives to save others. From Akshay Kumar to Abhishek Bachchan, many celebrities have expressed their gratitude and admiration for the rescue team’s incredible work.
Akshay Kumar Leads the Praise
Akshay Kumar, known for his patriotic roles and support for social causes, was among the first celebrities to acknowledge and appreciate the efforts of the rescue team. In a tweet filled with happiness and relief, the OMG actor wrote, “Am completely overwhelmed with happiness and relief to know of the rescue of 41 trapped men. A big salute to every member of the rescue team. Kamaal kar diya. This is a new India and we all feel so proud. Jai Hind.”
Vir Das Commends the Coming Together of Science, Heart, and Humanity
Comedian Vir Das also took to his social media account to express his admiration for the rescue team. He wrote, “What a beautiful coming together of science, heart, and humanity. Salute to every rescue worker on this amazing operation.” His words echoed the sentiments of many who were touched by the incredible display of teamwork and dedication.
Abhishek Bachchan’s Heartfelt Gratitude
Joining the chorus of appreciation, Abhishek Bachchan expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards the rescue team. He shared, “A huge debt of gratitude and an even bigger salute to all the rescue workers and all the agencies that worked tirelessly to rescue our 41 workers trapped in the Uttarkashi Silkyara tunnel. Jai Hind!” His words resonated with the nation as they celebrated the safe return of the trapped workers.
Riteish Deshmukh Hails the Rescue Team’s Efforts
Riteish Deshmukh, known for his wit and charm, hailed the rescue team for their tireless efforts. He exclaimed, “Bravo! Salute to our rescue team who have worked day & night tirelessly towards getting the workers out who were stuck for the last 17 days. Prayers of the families and the nation are being answered. Ganpati Bappa Morya #UttarakhandTunnelRescue #UttarkashiRescue.” His appreciation reflected the relief felt by the families of the trapped workers and the entire nation.
Jackie Shroff Acknowledges the Contribution of Various Agencies
Actor Jackie Shroff recognized the collective efforts of multiple agencies involved in the rescue mission. He tweeted, “All 41 workers rescued from the Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi. Kudos to the 22 agencies which worked day and night for the rescue mission including NDRF, BRO, Indian Army, Indian Air Force, NHIDCL, SJVNL, THFCL, RVNL, ONGC, Coal India, and others #UttarkashiRescue.” His acknowledgement highlighted the coordinated and effective response of these agencies who played a crucial role in the successful rescue.
Nimrat Kaur Congratulates the Remarkable Work Across Agencies
Nimrat Kaur, the talented actress, expressed her huge congratulations and salute to the remarkable work done by all the agencies involved in the rescue operation. She posted on social media, “Huge congratulations and salute to the remarkable work done across agencies – NDRF, army, engineers, rat hole miners for their relentless efforts to rescue all the trapped workers. So much relief and cheer finally with God’s grace. Bravo!” Her words captured the collective sense of relief and joy as the rescue mission came to a successful end.
The Trapped Workers and the Incident
On November 12, a portion of the tunnel in Uttarkashi had collapsed, trapping 41 laborers inside. The workers hailed from various states, including Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Assam, and Himachal Pradesh. These individuals endured 17 days of uncertainty and anxiety before finally being rescued. The incident served as a stark reminder of the dangers faced by workers in such construction sites.