3 bravehearts from Punjab amongst 56 youngsters conferred nationwide bravery awards

3 bravehearts from Punjab amongst 56 youngsters conferred nationwide bravery awards


New Delhi, January 20

Two youths who saved folks from drowning and a woman from Punjab who rescued 4 youngsters from a burning car have been amongst these conferred the bravery awards on Friday by an organisation working for youngster rights.

Fifty-six youngsters from 17 totally different states got the awards, held after three years, by the Indian Council for Baby Welfare (ICCW).

As many as 22 awardees from 2020 have been felicitated on Friday together with 16 awardees from 2021 and 18 awardees from 2022, the organisation stated in an announcement.

The ICCW’s six different particular awards embody ICCW Markandeya Award, ICCW Prahalada Award, ICCW Eklavya Award, ICCW Abhimanyu Award, ICCW Shravan Award, ICCW Dhruva Award.

The Markandeya Awards 2020 was conferred on 18-year-old Mohit Chandra Upreti who fought with a leopard and saved the lifetime of his good friend, it stated.

For 2021, the identical awards was given to 16-year-old Aman Jyoti Jahire from Chhattisgarh who saved an individual from drowning, it added.

For 2022, 16-year-old Nitin Singh from Uttarakhand, who displayed excellent bravery in combating a leopard, was awarded the Markandeya award.

Beneath the ICCW’s Prahalad awards, Uttam Tanti, who saved two lives from drowning bagged the award for 2020, whereas Ayush Ganesh Tapkir from Maharashtra additionally saved two lives from drowning, was additionally awarded below the identical class for 2021, the assertion stated.

The Eklavya award was given to Amandeep Kaur, who saved 4 youngsters who have been trapped in a burning car, Angel Maria Pleasure from Kerala, who saved a baby from drowning and Sitaram Yadav from Chhattisgarh who together with his valiant efforts, saved a life.

Kaur narrated the incident and stated she didn’t even suppose twice earlier than taking the choice.

“Once I develop up, I wish to develop into a police officer and proceed saving lives,” she stated.

The Abhimanyu awards got to 15-year-old Shani who saved a person from drowning in a raging river, 13-year-old Shanis Abdulla TN who saved his sisters from a buffalo assault, the assertion stated.

The Shravan Awards have been to Kusum from Punjab for combating cell snatchers, Pratik Sudhakar Mane from Maharashtra who sacrificed his life to save lots of his mom from electrocution and Jyotsana Kumari who displayed uncommon grit and willpower to fearlessly struggle off a bear, it added.

Kusum stated she hopes the award acts as an inspiration for others and inspire them in future.

The Bharat award 2020 was conferred posthumously to Late Cadet Amit Raj who sacrificed his life whereas saving two youngsters from being burnt to dying.

The ‘Nationwide Awards for Bravery’ was began by ICCW to provide due recognition to the youngsters who distinguish themselves by performing excellent deeds of bravery and meritorious service and to encourage different youngsters to their instance.

It was in 1957 that two youngsters — a boy and a woman — have been rewarded by the primary Prime Minister of India for his or her presence of thoughts and braveness. Since then ICCW confers nationwide awards for youngsters on performing acts of bravery yearly, it stated.

Functions are acquired from numerous sources equivalent to central/state authorities departments, panchayats, zila parishads, police departments, college authorities in addition to state and Union Territory Councils for Baby Welfare.  

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