The little boy with a chick from Mizoram

People can’t stop gushing over the picture of a little boy, who tried to save his neighbour’s chick after he accidentally ran over it with his bicycle.Derek C Lalchhanhima from Sairang, Mizoram all of 6 years old, has gone viral on the Internet with his innocence and empathy.The post was shared online by Sanga, who tells NDTV that it was Derek’s father who first told him about the incident and shared the picture with him. At the hospital a nurse, taken in by the young boy’s innocence and humanity, clicked the picture that is now being shared widely online. The picture shows the little boy holding the injured chicken in one hand and the money in the other.

The boy from Mizoram received a ‘Word of Appreciation’ certificate from his school for the good deed.Along with the award, Derek was also presented with the Tawlhloh Puan, which in traditional Mizo practice is an honour given to those who have exemplified extraordinary courage.