The pictures and video of the fisherman, who was later identified Jaisal KP, went viral with many hailing the man for his heroism. In appreciation, a dealer of Mahindra vehicles in Kozhikode gifted him a brand new car. Pictures of the event were shared by the Twitter handle of the automobile dealer.
“Kozhikode-based Eram Motors has gifted a Mahindra Marazzo to Jaisal, who gained widespread attention for offering his back to stranded people to get into a rescue boat in the recent Kerala floods,” the tweet read.Jaisal was given the first vehicle of the recently-launched Marazzo. The award was given in the presence of Kerala’s labour minister TP Ramakrishnan. Chairman of the Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, also responded to the tweet lauding the dealer for his generosity