Young and fearless: Meet the winners of National Bravery Award 2016

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Eleven-year-old Mohan Sethy from Odisha with his father in New Delhi at the 2016 National Bravery Awards. Sethy saved a friend from drowning in a river. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Eleven-year-old Mohan Sethy from Odisha with his father in New Delhi at the 2016 National Bravery Awards. Sethy saved a friend from drowning in a river. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Payal Devi’s brother holds up her photograph at the 2016 National Bravery Awards 2016. Payal who an award (posthumously) for trying to save two children from drowning, losing her life in the process. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Payal Devi’s brother holds up her photograph at the 2016 National Bravery Awards 2016. Payal who an award (posthumously) for trying to save two children from drowning, losing her life in the process. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Akshita and her brother Akshit Sharma from Delhi, with their parents, won the National Bravery Award for apprehending thieves who had broken into their home. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Akshita and her brother Akshit Sharma from Delhi, with their parents, won the National Bravery Award for apprehending thieves who had broken into their home. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Eight-year-old Kumari Neelam Dhruv from Chhattisgarh won an award for pulling her friend to safety from drowning in a pond at her village. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Eight-year-old Kumari Neelam Dhruv from Chhattisgarh won an award for pulling her friend to safety from drowning in a pond at her village. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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A group of National Bravery awardees pose for the camera. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

A group of National Bravery awardees pose for the camera. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Fourteen-year-old Moirangthem Sadananda Singh at the function with his sister. He won an award for saving his mother from electrocution at home. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Fourteen-year-old Moirangthem Sadananda Singh at the function with his sister. He won an award for saving his mother from electrocution at home. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Parents and family members of National Bravery awardees 2016 in New Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Parents and family members of National Bravery awardees 2016 in New Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Tarh Peeju’s parents hold a picture of their daughter who won an award (Posthumously) for saving two children from drowning in a river, losing her life because of strong undercurrents. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Tarh Peeju’s parents hold a picture of their daughter who won an award (Posthumously) for saving two children from drowning in a river, losing her life because of strong undercurrents. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

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Children, who will be honoured with National Bravery Awards 2016, pose for a group photo during a press conference in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

Children, who will be honoured with National Bravery Awards 2016, pose for a group photo during a press conference in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

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