PM Modi presents National Bravery Awards to 25 young recipients
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave National Bravery Awards to twenty five children, including 13 girls, at a ceremony at his residence in New Delhi on Monday. Four of the awards have been given posthumously. The coveted Bharat award has been conferred on 8 year old Late Kumari Tarh Peju of Arunachal Pradesh, who sacrificed her life while saving two of her friends from drowning. The awardees receive a medal, certificate and cash. The Indian Council for Child Welfare has given awards to 945 brave children which include 669 boys and 276 girls, since the inception of the National Bravery Award Scheme.