BHUBANESWAR: Abinash Mishra from Odisha on Sunday received National Bravery Award for 2015 from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ceremony in New Delhi.
Mishra was among 24 brave hearts who were felicitated by the Prime Minister.
He will also be part of Republic Day parade.
Mishra of Dhirapur village under Nimapara police limits in Puri district was selected for this award for rescuing a boy Bidhubhusan from Kushabhadra river.
He jumped into the river without caring his life and with much courage, Abinash dragged him out to the shore.