Mizoram's Brave Octogenarian R Khawlliana Receives Prestigious Jeevan Raksha Padak


Mizoram's Brave Octogenarian R Khawlliana Receives Prestigious Jeevan Raksha Padak

88-year-old R Khawlliana from Mizoram's Lawngtlai district has been honored with the prestigious Jeevan Raksha Padak. The government awarded him this esteemed recognition in honor of his heroic act on October 27, 2021.

As H Lalrinchhana, a member of the Power & Electricity Department, encountered danger, an unique incidence took place in the AOC neighbourhood of Lawngtlai. Lalrinchhana received an electric shock while attempting to fix a transformer, putting his life in immediate risk. Notwithstanding his advanced age, R Khawlliana shown extraordinary bravery and fast reasoning at this critical point. He solidly grabbed a bamboo pole to effectively rescue Lalrinchhana from the potentially fatal situation.

Khawlliana's unwavering bravery and selflessness have left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who witnessed his daring act and was awarded the prestigious award by  Lawngtlai DC H Lalhmingthanga at his office on 25 September 2023.

A resident of Lawngtlai, Khawlliana, who is currently recuperating from a stroke at his residence, embodies the true spirit of heroism.

The Jeevan Raksha Padak is a distinguished award for individuals in recognition of their life-saving actions. This prestigious accolade honours exceptional acts of compassion and heroism, acknowledging individuals who have courageously intervened to save lives in various critical situations. These situations encompass water-related drownings, accidents, fire emergencies, electrocutions, natural disasters, and rescue operations in mines, among others.

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