This year, the Sanjay Chopra Award has been given to 13-year-old Master Saumik Mishra of Uttar Pradesh who fought miscreants to foil a theft attempt.
The prestigious Geeta Chopra Award has been conferred on 10-year-old Prachi Santosh Sen of Madhya Pradesh who saved four children from getting electrocuted.
Asu Kanwar (14 years) of Rajasthan, Seema Kanwar (16 years) and Late Kavita Kanwar (15 years) of Chhattisgarh have been given the Bapu Gaidhani Awards. Asu Kanwar revolted against child marriage while Seema and Kavita braved a fire to try and save their friends. Kavita lost her life in the incident.
The other recipients include Kritika Jhanwar, Hina Quereshi (both from Rajasthan), Silver Kharbani (Meghalaya), Anita Kora, Rina Kora (both from West Bengal), Dinu K.G., Manjusha A. (both from Kerala), Master Y. Addison Singh(Manipur), Master Shahanshah (U.P.), Master Vishal Suryaji Patil (Maharashtra), Master M. Marudu Pandi (Tamil Nadu), Km. Bhoomika J. Murthy, Master Gagan J