15 year old Cadet Amit Raj of Sainik School, Purulia sacrificed his own life while saving the lives of three children. Amit Raj a student of Purulia Sainik School and he belonging to Nalanda district of Bihar.
He laid down his life to save three other children after a major fire broke out in a house in his neighborhood. Cadet Amit Raj, even at the perils of his life jumped inside the house, which was in flames, when he heard the helpless screams of the trapped children he was bewildered and at the cost of his life, Cadet Amit Raj saved all three children. Cadet Amit Raj sustained 85% burn while saving the lives of three children. He was referred to Safdarjung hospital due to worsening situation and finally succumbed to his injuries on 13th December.
“Amit Raj will continue to inspire future generations with his courage and bravery. Indian Army salutes the supreme sacrifice of the Braveheart,” stated Indian Army on Twitter.
Nation salutes the supreme sacrifice of this braveheart.