Keywords from the video: President's Bodyguard, Rajpath, Camel Patrol of the Border Security Force, India's National Flag, NCC - National Cadet Corps, National Bravery Awards, Jai Hind, Beating of the Retreat, the first Republic Day
The national awards for bravery were started in 1957 to recognize and honor children younger than 16 years of age, who have performed outstanding deeds of bravery and selfless sacrifice.
Some of the Bravery Awards from 2006 were:
Master Ratul Chandra Rabha (14 years) and Master
Rituparna Boro (15 years) of Assam have been given the coveted
Bharat Award for chasing the militants who killed their school
teacher. One of the militants was apprehended. Master Sanmesh
Mahesh Kalyanpur (14 years) of Maharashtra has been given the
prestigious Sanjay Chopra Award for saving his sister from
drowning. Ten year old Km. Seidalyne Mawtyllup of Meghalaya has
been given the Geeta Chopra Award. Seidalyne saved her three
month old sister from a blazing house.
Kum Dugi alias Minati (14 years) of Orissa, Km. C Susheela (14 years) of Andhra Pradesh and Master Mahesh Kumar (15 years) of Uttaranchal have been selected for the Bapu Gayadhani Awards. Km. Dugi alias Minati and Km. C Susheela both displayed extraordinary courage in revolting against the social evil of child marriage. Master Mahesh Kumar displayed bravery in saving an 11 year old girl from the jaws of a tiger.
Last reviewed December 2010
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