Jalandhar braveheart Kusum to get Rs 51,000

DC said the administration would unveil mascot on the name of Kusum under Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao programme in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: In recognition of exemplary courage and bravery shown by Kusum, DC Ghanshyam Thori has announced a cash award of Rs 51,000 for her.

Thori said the administration would unveil mascot on the name of Kusum under Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao programme in Jalandhar to motivate other girls besides launching ‘Daadi ki Ladli’ an online competition, so that young girls can participate and share their stories regarding how their grandmothers support them.

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The best three girls will get cash prizes worth Rs10,000, Rs5,000 and Rs2,000, respectively. He said Kusum has made Jalandhar proud and she had become a role model for others. TNS

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