A photograph depicting a Bishnoi woman breastfeeding a young deer has gone viral on social media, all credits to star chef Vikas Khanna.
Chef Vikas Khanna’s Viral Photo: Bishnoi woman breastfeeding a young deer
A photograph depicting a Bishnoi woman breastfeeding a young deer has gone viral on social media, with celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who posted the picture on social media platforms, applauding the woman with his “highest respects”.
The Michelin-star chef, who was in Rajasthan for a television series shares the post. The Instagram post contains the viral photo. The location of the click was in a village in the state where a large number of Bishnoi population resides.
Khanna also said that the woman had told her that she had breastfed and nursed several orphaned and injured deers in the deserts in the past as well.
“The greatest form of humanity is compassion,” Khanna quotes the anonymous Bishnoi woman as saying. Along with that, he added the hashtags ‘Highest Respect’ and ‘Beloved India’.
The heartwarming photo was posted by the New York based chef on Thursday. Meanwhile it has garnered more than 28,000 likes in less than 24 hours. With many users appreciating the woman for her kindness and compassion towards animals.
One of the users said, “This is a great and best form of humanity”, while another said, “Lots of love & respect.” Yet another user simply responded with a brief but apt ‘Beautiful’ and another said, “Beautiful moments that we rarely witness.. Respect”.
It needs attention here that Bishnoi community are fierce advocates of protecting the environment and wildlife.
Seconly they were also responsible for the iconic ‘Chipko’ movement in the 1970 to prevent the felling of trees. In fact, Bishnoi women are leading nurses and look after young fawns to protect them.