15-year-old boy to be honoured with Bravery Award posthumously
Nagpur, Jan 20 (ANI): A 15-year-old Indian boy, who is one of two children, will posthumously be honoured with the National Bravery Awards on January 24 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in New Delhi. Gaurav Sahastrabuddhe from Nagpur sacrificed his life while saving his four friends. He will be presented with ‘Bharat Award’, the highest of the National Bravery awards. Friends and family of Sahastrabuddhe are happy to find his name on the list of the children to be presented with the award. The award will be accepted by Sahastrabuddhe parents. The Indian Council for Child Welfare announced that apart from the two children, the National Bravery Awards will also be given to 23 others across the country.
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