Roll of honour for 3 younger bravehearts from Punjab
New Delhi, January 20
Age doesn’t are available the best way of bravery. This has been proved by three kids from Punjab who’ve been chosen for Nationwide Bravery Award forward of Republic Day.
Sixteen-year-old Amandeep Kaur displayed exemplary braveness by risking her life to tug out 4 kids from a burning faculty van in Sangrur district, whereas 15-year-old Kusum bravely fended off cell snatchers in Jalandhar and 11-year-old Azaan from Amritsar saved a number of lives throughout a landslide in Kashmir.
Recalling the harrowing incident of February 15, 2020, Amandeep stated she was seated together with different college students in a faculty van when it caught hearth on the best way to the establishment in Longowal village. Dropping no time, she smashed the glass pane and jumped out. With out a thought for her personal security, she managed to tug out 4 youngsters from the burning car.
The identical 12 months, Kusum too made headlines for her act of braveness. She bravely fought two cell snatchers who focused her on her approach house in Jalandhar. One of many snatchers even attacked her with a sharp-edged weapon and injured her. The courageous teen, nevertheless, saved preventing until some folks got here to her rescue and received maintain of the snatchers. “One of many snatchers attacked me with a knife. I didn’t cease preventing till they have been caught. I didn’t worry them,” Kusum informed The Tribune.
Azaan, along with his spontaneous and courageous act throughout his go to to Amarnath shrine final 12 months, saved a number of lives by alerting folks at a campsite a couple of landslide in Kashmir.
The folks on the camp have been instantly shifted. “I used to be serving langar at a camp once I noticed enormous rocks and water gushing in direction of the positioning. I rushed and knowledgeable police personnel, saving many lives,” the braveheart stated.
The nationwide bravery awards are given yearly to kids under 18 years of age for his or her meritorious acts of braveness towards all odds.