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This Fisherman Saves People Who Attempts Suicide.

This Fisherman Saves People Who Attempts Suicide.

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Story By Sadaf Modak | Originally Published On mumbaimirror Rajaram Joshi saves those who jump off the Vashi creek bridge. He doesn’t seek money or recognition. Rajaram Joshi clearly remembers the first time he saved a person from drowning — he was 12, and the boy he saved, seven. “My father, who was also a fisherman, taught me how to swim. During a swimming class, he told me that while drowning, a person clutches on to you and transfers his body weight to your shoulder. He also taught me how to handle such a situation without putting my life in danger,” recalls Joshi. These are lessons he keeps in mind every time he ventures into the water to save a life. A fifth-generation fisherman, 37-year old Joshi fishes at the Vashi creek in Navi Mumbai, one of the entry-points to Mumba