Venkatesh was once beneficial for the ICCW award through the Karnataka State Council for Child Welfare.
Twelve-year-old Venkatesh, who gained hearts on social media for directing an ambulance thru a flooded bridge all through the 2019 Karnataka floods is without doubt one of the 22 winners of the Indian Council of Child Welfare (ICCW) National Bravery Awards this yr.
Venkatesh was once lauded for his act which happened final yr in Devadurga taluk within the north Karnataka district of Raichur. After a bridge in Hirerayanakumpi village submerged because of the floods, Venkatesh was once observed operating forward of an ambulance which was once taking six youngsters and a girl corpse to a health facility in Yadgir. The 6th same old pupil selected to forget about his buddies cautioning him to run for over 100 metres around the bridge which helped the ambulance pass the similar safely.
What a courageous effort by the boy.(Via InUth)
Gepostet von Indian Express am Mittwoch, 14. August 2019
After the incident, Venkatesh mentioned, “I simply understood that the ambulance driving force was once short of lend a hand as he regarded puzzled. As I used to be acquainted with where, I determined to lend a hand him out then. I had no concept whether or not it was once an act of bravery or no longer.”
Venkatesh was once then beneficial for the ICCW award through the Karnataka State Council for Child Welfare. Among many that beneficial him being felicitated aptly was once P Manivannan, Secretary of Karnataka Labour Department.
“I’m of the opinion that the younger pupil is entitled to be inspired and honoured for his act of bravery and want to suggest for making an allowance for and together with his identify within the listing of bravery awards on this yr. I am hoping my advice can be weighed favourably,” Manivannan wrote recommending the Women and Child Development Department to provide him a bravery award.
Among different winners is an eight-year-old Arati Kiran Shet who stored her two-year-old brother from a charging cow. The incident happened close to her house in Uttara Kannada district.
The 2d same old pupil from Navilagon village in Honnavar the city was once enjoying along with her two-year-old brother when a cow got here charging. She picked her brother sitting at the tricycle and fled off the scene because the cow approached them. Her presence of thoughts stored her infant brother’s lifestyles whilst placing her personal lifestyles in danger.
The courageous youngsters, together with 20 others from Kerala, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya and Mizoram can be conferred with a medal, certificates, money and fiscal help all through their training and better training until the commencement for his or her bold acts.