Mayur Shelke receives bike as an honour from Jawa Motorcycles for saving the 6-year-old boy

Taking note of Mayur's brave and courageous action, the director of Jawa Motorcycles Anupam Thareja decided to honour the pointsman with one of their popular motorcycles-forty two Golden Stripes Nebula Blue.

Image source: Anupam Thareja Twitter

After being applauded by the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, businessmen Anand Mahindra and Gautam Adani and others, pointsman Mayur Shelke was recently honoured with a bike by the Jawa Motorcycles for his heroic act. The Railway personnel had risked his life to save a 6-year-old from a speeding train. 

Taking note of Mayur's brave and courageous action, the director of Jawa Motorcycles Anupam Thareja decided to honour the pointsman with one of their popular motorcycles-forty two Golden Stripes Nebula Blue.

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Anand Thareja took to his Twitter profile to share this piece of news. "Pointsman Mayur Shelke's courage has the Jawa Motorcycles family in awe. Humbled by his act of exemplary bravery, truly the stuff of legends. And we'd like to honour this brave gentleman by awarding him with a Jawa Motorcycle as part of the #JawaHeroes initiative. The entire @jawamotorcycles family sends across a heartfelt cheer to Pointsman Mayur Shelke. Our ongoing #JawaHeroes initiative recognises real heroes from all corners of India, and we're honoured to have him ride as part of the #Kommuniti", he tweeted. 

He then shared an image of the braveheart posing with the bike, "This braveheart honours us by riding our machine. Mayur, you will serve as our continuing inspiration. To be as selfless, courageous and resourceful as you. You are a true #JawaHero", Anupam mentioned.

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra also appreciated Jawa's gesture and said, "Not just because of his selfless act of bravery but because of the humility & charity he displayed post his recognition. What a privilege to have him accept our gift."

The ministry of railways had also rewarded Shelke with a cash price of ₹50,000. However, the pointsman donated half of his reward money for the welfare of the visually impaired mother and her boy.