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PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020: This award should inspire you to do more for country, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with the 49 children who were conferred with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 in New Delhi. PM Modi congratulated the children and wished for their bright future.

education Updated: Jan 24, 2020 14:23 IST
Nandini
Nandini
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PM Modi interacting with students
PM Modi interacting with students(Screengrab)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with the 49 children who were conferred with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 in New Delhi. PM Modi congratulated the children and wished for their bright future.

The children received the award in Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on Wednesday. The 49 children are winners in the fields of art and culture, innovation, scholastic, social service, sports, and bravery.

“I am amazed to see that at such tender age you all have performed incredible tasks. You have shown courage to fight difficult situations,” he said.

“You should not stop here. This award is just the beginning to do much more for the country and prepare your self for better,” he added.

He also asked the students to visit the war memorial and police memorial in New Delhi.

The 49 awardees are from different regions including one each from Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. The children are winners in the fields of art and culture, innovation, scholastic, social service, sports and bravery. According to an official release, seven children were awarded in art and culture category, four for bravery, 14 for innovation, four for social service, seven in the scholastic category and 13 in the sports category.

(with agency inputs)