As a part of the annual ritual of honouring young bravehearts for their acts of exemplary courage and valour, 25 children will be conferred with the National Bravery Award this Republic Day. The children will receive their awards from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 24 and will also participate in the Republic Day parade.

Source: b'A file photo of all the awards with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia\xc2\xa0'

Here are the seven special awardees

Some of the other bravehearts

Source: b'A file photo of all the award recipients at a press conference in Delh'

Here is all you need to know about one of India's most prestigious bravery awards:

(With inputs from PTI)

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