Mizoram : A six year old boy from Mizoram who not only won hearts within his state and country with this sweet gesture of taking an injured chicken to the hospital carrying a ten rupees has finally got recognition from PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals).
Derek C Lalchhanhima from Sairang, Mizoram, had accidently run over his neighbour’s chicken with his cycle. The kid immediately went to the nearby hospital taking the chicken for medical assistance with whatever money he had. The way Derek showed sympathy and innocence towards the animal won the hearts of the netizens as a Facebook post went viral earlier this month gaining attention across the globe.
Derek will be honoured with ‘Compassionate Kid Award’ for his act of compassion and kindness shown towards the chicken that made headlines across the country.
The story was first posted on Facebook by a username “Sanga Says,” it was later picked by different media houses. The little boy in a blue T-Shirt and black pant was seen holding a 10 rupee note on his right hand while holding the inured chicken in his left. The post on Sanga’s profile has more than 78,000 shares and more than 10,000 comments.