New Delhi, Oct 6: A video of a bus driver in Karnataka driving with a gray langur (Hanuman langur) sitting on the steering wheel has gone viral on social media. The bus driver has been suspended for putting the lives of passengers in danger.
The video was shared by news agency ANI on their Twitter handle.
#WATCH Viral video from Karnataka's Davanagere of a KSRTC bus driver driving with a Langur perched on the steering wheel. The bus driver has been suspended for endangering the lives of the passengers. pic.twitter.com/RexZAfKZdr
— ANI (@ANI) October 6, 2018
In the video, the driver Prakash, from KSRTC(Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation)’s Davanagere division, can be seen driving with a langur sitting comfortably on the steering wheel. While changing gears he even allows the langur to take control of the wheel.
However, after the video went viral on social media, people started complaining about negligence on the drivers’ part while others said that it shows the love of the driver towards the animal.