In Pics: Manmohan Singh gives away National Bravery Awards

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New Delhi, Jan 24: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday felicitated 20 children with the National Bravery Awards 2013.
Singh said: "This country has a lot of hope from children like yourselves and I have no doubt that all of you will meet these expectations.

Wishing the children with all the success Singh said that he hoped for the best for the children. "All of you are the pride of the nation and your acts of bravery indicate that the future of the country is in safe hands," he said.

During his address, the Prime Minister also paid tribute and homage to the five brave children who had lost their lives while trying to save others in the year gone by.

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Smiling bravehearts!

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, his wife Gursharan Kaur, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Child Welfare Minister Krishna Tirath at a group photo session with awardee children at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.

PM hands out award to Subin Mathew

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presents the Bapu Gaidhani Award to Subin Mathew of Kerala at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function.

PM hands out award to SS Manoj of K'taka

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presents the Bapu Gaidhani Award to S. S. Manoj of Karnataka at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.

Greeting with flowers

Tanvi Nandkumar Ovhal of Maharashtra presents a bouquet to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.

Braveheart from Mizoram awarded

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with family members of Malsawmtluangi of Mizoram after honouring him (posthumously) at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function.

Braveheart from Nagaland awarded

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presents the Bapu Gaidhani Award to L. Manio Chachei from Nagaland (being received by his family member) at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.

Courage of young ones recognised

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh looks on as UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi interacts with an awardee at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function.

PM, Sonia Gandhi handed out the awards

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at the National Bravery Awards 2013 function.

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