Selfie for Bravehearts Initiative

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26 Jan 2021 , 01:00 AM

On the occasion of the launch of the revamped Gallantry Awards Portal, an initiative- Selfie for Bravehearts has been started. Through this initiative, we invite Indians all across the world to extend their support for our Gallantry Award Winners by clicking a ‘selfie’ image at War memorials, war museums and other monuments of national importance. Selfie for Bravehearts initiative is an opportunity to express profound gratitude and support for our brave men and women who have displayed exceptional courage and fearlessness through their immortal acts of bravery.

India is forever indebted to its Bravehearts. Since our nation’s independence, our brave men and women have displayed exemplary courage and devotion for the nation. Under the visionary leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, the Government of India has accorded topmost priority to honour the immortal contribution of its Bravehearts for protecting the unity and integrity of our nation. Setting up of a Gallantry Awards Portal is a key initiative undertaken in this regard.

Gallantry Awards Portal is the foremost online platform in India that honours the indomitable spirit of our Bravehearts. It aims to serve as a one-stop virtual platform to holistically showcase and celebrate the bravery of the Gallantry Awardees of India.

1. Under this initiative, a Selfie image can be clicked in front of various landmark monuments of India such as 

- India Gate 

- National War Memorial

- Various War Memorials and 

- War Museums etc.

that represent the immortal contribution of our Bravehearts in protecting our motherland.

2. The participants are required to submit their selfies alongwith following details: - 

(i)  date and time of clicking selfie;

(ii) location of selfie spot;

(iii) single line description of selfie background;

(iv) feel or experience while clicking the selfie.

The initiative would be conducted online from 26 Jan 2021.

● The initiative is open for all citizens of India.

● The decision of the Organisers shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained for the same.

● The criteria for the selection of eligible images and ‘Selfie of the Month’ imagewill lie with the Organiser or any Agency acting on their behalf.

● The terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Indian judiciary.

The eligible images shall be uploaded on the Portal along with the relevant details of the contributors.

The top 100 selected selfie every month starting w.e.f. 26 Jan 2021 will be given a special commemorative memento badge from the Ministry of Defence.