It all began when she approached the the Deputy Superintendent of Police Arokiaraj, seeking help to claim any insurance compensation. The Officer was moved to hear about her plight and swung into action when he saw the video of their abject living condition. When he shared the video to his colleagues, Sub Inspectors and Inspectors came forward to contribute to build a house for the family giving around ten thousand rupees each. More help poured in with a cement company donating the cement required and a local kiln giving bricks. In five months the house got ready and Muthulakshmi’s family has moved in. It was an emotional moment for Muthulakshmi who makes three hundred rupees a day working at a brick kiln. She said “The Sir (DSP) helped us a lot including taking care of my children’s education and building this house”.
Sharing about the outreach, “Initially I had a doubt whether we would be able to complete the house. But kind hearted people came forward to join hands. Now we are inspired to do more such good things”, said Arokiaraj, the DSP.
The police have rightly named the house “Compassion Home”. Led by the Superintendent of Police Rajaram, dozens of policemen and women joined the housewarming ceremony, each bringing gifts like for their own family. Rajaram said “Every one has some tender heart. This is a manifestation. This will give the family dignity and independence. The police has just been a tool. The credit should go to the people of Virudachalam”.