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Climate activist Licypirya Kangujam juices soldier and wins hearts online. Watch the video

Climate activist Licypirya Kangujam was moved by the exhausted staff of the indian army patrolling his village in Manipur. In gratitude, Kangujam gave them juice and a video showing her sweet gesture won hearts online.

In the 32-second clip, the 10-year-old girl is seen giving a packet of juice to a soldier. The soldier also gives him a packet of cookies and the two greet each other. Then, she runs to another soldier and gives him a bottle of juice. A die soldiers is seen waving to the camera. The camera pans to show other soldiers advancing.

“An Indian Army platoon patrolled the road to our village on March 24. I gave them juice because I saw them exhausted and to show them gratitude. In return, one of the jawans gave me a packet of cookies from his pocket. What a great Josh! Salute!” read the tweet’s caption.

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Kangujam shared the clip on Twitter on Sunday and received applause online. “Indian Defense and Security Forces very professional. Refreshing gesture from both jawan as well as @LicypriyaK. Nice way to express gratitude,” one user commented.

However, some users have pointed out that soldiers are not supposed to accept anything while on duty due to security concerns.

Founder of the children’s movement, launched in July 2018 for climate justice and children’s rights, Kangujam also shared photos of herself cleaning up the village on April 10.