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The Drownings At Gateway Of India Must Stop


On 12 July 2021, a woman reportedly clicking a selfie at the Gateway of India promenade fell into the sea. Within moments, photographer Gulabchand Gond jumped in the choppy waters to save her.

The Drownings At Gateway Of India Must Stop - A Draft News Report

This is the latest in the series of similar instances of tourists 'falling' into the sea and being saved from drowning, mostly, by photographers. It's about time, the authorities make provisions to install lifeguards at Mumbai's prized tourist zone to instil confidence among tourists and meet international standards of safety.