Watch: Elderly woman dives into Ganga river in viral video

The 24-second video clip shows the old woman, holding onto a rail, prepping herself before jumping into the holy waters of Ganga from a bridge.
Screengrab from the video
Screengrab from the video

NEW DELHI: Diving straight into the Ganga river is something many youngsters don't even dare to do. However, hats off to this old granny who pulled off such a dangerous stunt that will surely make you lose your wits. Watch the jaw-dropping viral video of this elderly woman leaping into the river without any fear.

The 24-second video clip shows the old woman, holding onto a rail, prepping herself before jumping into the holy waters of Ganga from a bridge. Soon after, she is seen springing into the river, without an ounce of fear. After her courageous leap, the woman swam in there for a while before reaching the bank.

The video has been shared and re-shared numerous times, garnering many likes and tweets. Twitter flooded with reactions in awe of the elderly woman, praising her courage, leaving the netizens stunned.

"That too without a fancy swimsuit! In villages, normally there is a water body, talab, nahar, river etc. and all the residents learn swimming naturally," wrote one Twitter user.

"Truly Courageous n inspirational" tweeted another user.

"Dadi ji ko salam hai" commented a third Twitter user.

"You are awesome Dadi Je" wrote a fourth Twitterati.

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