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National Bravery Awards 2011

National Bravery Awards 2011

17 December 2012

Master Kshetrimayum Rakesh and Master Johnson Tourangbam, who are recipients of the National Children’s Bravery Award 2011, were honoured today by Manipur State Council for Child Welfare, Moirangkhom Bazar in recognition of their acts of valour in saving/trying to save the lives of others. The Council organised a reception function at Hotel Imphal for 15-year-olds [...]

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National Bravery Award winners 2010

National Bravery Awards-2010

17 December 2012

Twenty-three children -9 girls and 14 boys – have been given the National Bravery Awards-2010 * *Geeta Chopra Award*: 13 – year –old jismi p.m. of Kerala for saving two children from drowning. * *Sanjay Chopra Award*: 11 – year – old priyanshu jonshi of uttarakhand for saving his sister from a leopard. * *Bapu [...]

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National Bravery Award winners 2009

India’s National Bravery Award winners 2009

17 December 2012

A 10-year-old girl, who saved several lives during a grenade attack in Imphal, and a 13-year-old boy, who rescued over 50 people during a stampede in Himachal Pradesh are among the 21 children conferred with the National Bravery Awards for 2009. The announcement in this regard was made by Indian Council for Child Welfare president [...]

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National Bravery Award winners 2008

National Bravery Awards-2008

17 December 2012

A 12-year-old boy who played a vital role in identifying the terrorists who planted bombs in Delhi, a 13-year-old who saved lives by raising an alarm over a faulty railway track, and a 14-year-old who dodged marriage to a 40-year-old are among 20 children chosen to receive the National Bravery Awards for 2008. The names [...]

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National Bravery Awards

National Bravery Awardee’s List

17 December 2012

National Bravery Award for Indian Children is given each year by Government of India and Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW), to Indian children for meritorious acts of bravery against all odds. The award is given to around 24 children below the age of 16. One of two coveted awards in this category are the [...]

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National Bravery Award winners 2012

National Bravery Award Winners of 2012

17 December 2012

National Bravery Award is given every year to around 24 children below the age of 16. It also includes some coveted awards like The Sanjay Chopra Award and Geeta Chopra Award instituted in 1978, in the memory of Chopra children who laid their lives while confronting their kidnappers, and are given to a boy and a girl respectively for acts [...]

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National Bravery Award winners 2007

India’s National Bravery Award winners 2007

17 December 2012

Courage takes strange forms. There is the courage of speaking the truth, of taking the road less travelled, of defying odds. And, of course, risking one’s life to save others. At a moment like this-when 24 children join the nation’s legion of heroes, it’s always worth asking: ‘Could I have done what they did?’ As [...]

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