Unsung Child Heroes

Unsung Child Heroes

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Maibam Prity Devi
As a 10-year-old, Maibam was tending to her shop in Manipur when she spotted a grenade militants threw in her shop. Maibam picked up the live grenade and threw it out of people’s range and into safety, saving all the lives in the crowded bazaar. She suffered injury too.
Boya Geethanjali
Naxalites are notorious for being ruthless no matter who they are attacking. On one such day in Andhra Pradesh, 11 armed Naxalites tried attacking and kidnapping a woman MLA. Boya fought them all and somehow, through pure grit drove them away and rescued the MLA.
 


 
Kumari Joena Chakraborty
She was going to the market to have a pizza with her parents when 2-3 people walked past them and one of them snatched her father`s phone. She ran after the miscreant, stopping all the vehicles to cross the busy road in Delhi`s Paharganj. When she caught up to him.
Mittal Pataditya
Mittal was just 12 years of age when assailants entered her house forcibly and assaulted her mother. And by assaulted, I mean started beating her badly, trying to extort money. Mittal didn’t cower under a bed or scream in fear or run away, she attacked the two men beating up her mother. Mittal was stabbed so many times in the same spot that she received 350 stitches. But she didn’t let go of the attacker, who was later arrested.
 
 
Ratul Chandra Rabha and Rituparna Boro
Ratul and Rituparna were in the classroom when two militants called their teacher outside and shot him dead point blank. They didn’t stay put at all. They started chasing the militantsRatul and Rituparna were made of sterner stuff and chased them down for another 3 kilometers until they caught one of the murderers.
Resham Fatima
On February 1 last year, Resham Fatma seventeen-year-old resident of Lucknow was on the way to her tuition class when her uncle Riaz Ahmed, picked her up at knife-point. He took her to a highway and threatened her to marry him. Upon refusing, he poured concentrated sulphuric acid over her head. She suffered serious burns but Resham still took an auto rickshaw which dropped her to a nearby police station. Today, she aims to become an IAS officer.
 
 
Om Prakash Yadav
He saved eight of his schoolmates from a burning bus. The scars on his face bear an account of his burned injuries but did not in the least curb his spirit. On September 4, 2010, he was going to school along with other students in a Maruti van. But all of a sudden, the van caught fire because of a short circuit in the gas kit. The driver immediately opened his door and fled. But not Yadav. He broke open the van door and pulled out the others, caring little about the flames that had spread to his face, back and arms.

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