- The Bharat award for bravery was announced. Aditya K. of Ramanattukara, Kozhikode, Kerala became the first child from the State to receive the highest honour award for bravery, the Bharat award. He was awarded for saving 20 people from a burning bus on the move. The awards will be presented by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Republic Day event in New Delhi on January 26,2020.
- Other children who won the bravery award from Kerala include 16-year-old Muhammed Mohsin (awarded posthumously) for saving lives of 3 children and Fatahfor rescuing a woman and a girl from an approaching train. Both Belong to Kozhikode, Kerala.