Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik today felicitated the brave girl, Mamata of Bankual village of Rajnagar in Kendrapara district at State Secretariat.
On 4th of the ongoing month, six-year old Mamata has displayed exceptional courage and alertness to rescue her sister Asanti from the jaws of crocodile following which tale of her valour made her famous overnight.
CM today invited both the sisters to the State Secretariat, felicitated them and also took selfie with them.
Naveen enquired the girls about that fateful incident and heaped praise on them. The two sisters are studying in Class II.
Besides, he also presented then bi-cycles and advised not to stop school going in the midway.
He even directed the Collector to facilitate their studies. Notably Mamata had confronted a 5-feet long crocodile and saved her sister from croc attack.