Bhopal: Godfrey Phillips Bravery awards, an initiative of Godfrey Phillips, honoured 13 people from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Rajasthan for their courageous acts.

Reshma Rangrez (30) of Gujarat was awarded for mustering courage to inform police about her husband, who was planning to plant bombs in Ahmedabad.

Nisar Khan of Rajasthan was honoured for driving to safety a petrol-filled tanker that had caught fire.

Gopal Mogya, who is physically challenged, was felicitated for jumping in a well to save a girl.

Teenager Anjali Singh Gautam (14) was awarded for displaying exemplary courage in tackling naxalites who had attacked her village.

Manoj Srivastava and Ragni got the award for rescuing a child in a train at Bina station in Madhya Pradesh.

Guddi Bai got the award for fighting regularly for the rights of the tribals.

Kanubhai Hansmukhbhai Tailor of Gujarat, who lost his legs when he was 11 months' old, was honoured for making a difference to the lives of challenged children.

Jyoti Yadav of Rajasthan was feted for her fight against injustice towards widows.

Nitin Kumar Nand of Chhattisgarh got the award for promoting and developing the dying tribal arts and crafts.

Anita Bai Narre's was honoured as because of her efforts now her village Ratanpur in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh has 100 toilets in 157 houses.

The other award winners included Dr Kusum Lata Bhandari, Abdul Samad and Chanda Shroff.

(Agencies)

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