Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the children to make
their mind strong. “Bravery is the state of mind, a healthy body helps, but the
prime moving force is the mind, therefore we need to make our mind strong”,
said the Prime Minister.
He also encouraged children by telling them to read
biographies of leaders, sportspersons and others who have been a motivational
force for everyone.
The Prime Minister made these comments while presenting the
National Bravery Awards to 25 children chosen from across the country for their
outstanding acts of bravery and valour.
Modi also tweeted “Presented National Bravery Awards to 25
brave Children from across the country; I congratulate all the award winners for
their outstanding courage”.
Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi also interacted with all the
award winners and asked them to make their mind strong. He also told them that
the fame and the adulation that they are getting by their acts of bravery
should not hinder their future progress.
He also told them that these awards shouldn’t become the end
of their life’s purpose but should mark the beginning for them.
The Prime Minister also reminded the children about the
significance of the day, which is the birth anniversary of Neetaji Subhas
Chandra Bose, he urged children to read biographies of leaders, sportspersons
and others who have been a motivational force for everyone.
Maneka Ghandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development was
also present on the occasion.