Chief Minister felicitates Kendrapara brave girls

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated six-year-old Mamata, who displayed exceptional courage and alertness to rescue her sister from crocodile attack.

Published: 14th April 2017 05:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2017 05:06 AM   |  A+A-

CM Naveen Patnaik clicking selfies with Mamata and Basanti in Bhubaneswar on Thursday | Express

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday felicitated six-year-old Mamata, the girl from Bankual village of Rajnagar in Kendrapara district, who displayed exceptional courage and alertness to rescue her sister from crocodile attack on April 4.

The Chief Minister invited both the sisters to the State Secretariat, felicitated them and also took selfie with them. He enquired from the girls about incident and praised them for their courage. Both the sisters are studying in class two.

The Chief Minister advised them to carry on their studies and never stop going to school midway. He also directed the Collector to facilitate their studies. He gifted cycles to the sisters.

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