O. Read the story of Neerja Bhanot. Make notes based on the table and complete it.
Name : Neerja Bhanot
Father’s Name & Occupation : Harish Bhanot - Mumbai-based Journalist
Mother’s Name & Occupation : Rama Bhanot
Born on : 7th September, 1963
State : Punjab
City : Chandigarh
School : 1. Sacred Heart School, Chandigarh. 2. Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College : St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.
Career : Modelling, Flight Attendant's job
Personal Life : Marriage proved a disaster - left her husband at 22 years.
Siblings : Two brothers : Akhil and Aneesh
Achievements 1. Senior Flight Purser at 22 years. 2. The youngest civilian to be awarded the Ashok Chakra, the highest honour for bravery
Awards : Ashok Chakra (1987), Justice for Crimes Award (2005) and Tamgha-e-Insaniyat Award (1987).
Legacy : Insurance Money and Funds from 'Pan Am'
Died on : September 5,1986
Place of Death : Karachi Airport
P. “Heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things.” Write an anecdote on the extraordinary deed of Jaiswal K.P. who helped in the recent Kerala Flood. Use the tips given in the box.
Who was involved in the story?
Answer: Jaiswal. K.P. was involved in the story.
What, when, where happened?
Answer: In the year 2018 August there was severe flood in Kerala due to high rainfall. 483 people died. 140 people were said to be missing. Due to flood, there were landslides 1,50,000 people were evacuated. Several districts were isolated. Traffic became impossible. Coastel areas were submerged.
How is it relevant?
Answer: J.P. Kaiswal is a resident of Tanur. He helped an elderly woman step into an, inflatable boat. The fishermen and local residents helped the victims of flood to a great extent.