Felicitating 18 children from across the country with Bravery awards for their acts of valour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the acts by them serve as an inspiration for others across the country.
'Today, when we remember the acts done by these children, the people for whom they have given their life, it is very heart touching. For the others, the acts of bravery by these children serve as a source of inspiration, the PM said after felicitating the children.
At the same time, the PM said, the honour bestowed on these children adds to their responsibility.
'These children have shown their bravery and people have noticed and appreciated their acts. It also gives an added responsibility to these children to prove themselves at each and every step.
I wish that this award serves as an opportunity for these kids so that they can grow further and do more tougher jobs easily in future, the PM said.
Eighteen children from across the country have been selected for the National Bravery Award 2018.