Mumbai: In a heart-warming story of the integrity of the unusual Mumbaikars, a retired faculty lecturer discovered her misplaced gold bracelet – after 5 hrs – on a highway the place it had slipped and fallen off. The `miracle` occurred on Sunday (October 30), when the ex-lecturer of Narsee Monjee Faculty, Vile Parle, Ramila N. Desai, was celebrating her 72nd birthday. First, a pal dropped in to want her and the duo walked down from her Matunga west house to the close by Sujata restaurant, barely a km away, close to the Shiv Sena Bhavan in Dadar west.
“Because it was a special occasion, I took out my favorite gold bracelet value round Rs 1.50 lakh, wore it and we went to the eatery for lunch. Once I returned round 2 p.m., the bracelet was lacking,” stated Desai, a widow who lives alone.
She, together with two different younger mates who got here to greet her – Aranta Nikust, 25, and Saily Mohite, 24 – each managers within the HDFC Life Ltd. began a frantic seek for the bracelet at house, staircase, within the society compound, outdoors the constructing premises and on the close by roads, however to no avail.
Crestfallen on the sudden loss on her birthday, the 2 ladies tried to console the senior `birthday lady` and hoping to cheer her up, determined to take her for a stroll on the famed Dadar Chowpatty Seashore.
Later that night, because the solar was setting on the Arabian Sea horizon, the 2 ladies determined to deal with Desai – make her savour some yummy paani-puris at a preferred native vendor, however his store was shut.
“It was nightfall and getting darkish, so we determined to walk all the way down to the identical Sujata restaurant. As we approached it, I virtually screamed – I noticed my lacking bracelet mendacity safely, on the roadside the place it had fallen off that afternoon,” Desai stated.
Each her colleagues, Aranta and Saily hugged her, did a little bit of a jig, and he or she picked up the bracelet whilst native shopkeepers and pedestrians questioned what the roadside pleasure was all about.
“This can be a nice instance of the honesty of Mumbaikars. The bracelet was mendacity there for some 5 hours. Hundreds of individuals stroll and a whole bunch of automobiles ply on that busy stretch. However someway, no one observed it or touched ita” stated the elated woman, sharing the photographs of the large `memorable birthday` together with her household, mates and on social media.