Gandhi Peace Prize

Gandhi Peace Prize


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The Government of India has announced that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the late Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Said would be awarded the Gandhi Peace prize

Key points

  •  Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2019 in being conferred on Late his majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin said Al Oman
  • He was a visionary leader whose twin policy of moderation and mediation in addressing International issues won him praise and respect across the globe
  • He played an important role in supporting peace efforts in various regional disputes and conflicts
  •  Under his leadership India and Oman became strategic partners and our mutually beneficial comprehensive partnership strengthened and scaled newer Heights
  • The Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2020 is being conferred on the father of the nation Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  •  The Prime Minister of India describe him as Bang Bandhu, he was a champion of human rights and freedom and hero to Indian as well
  •  The path shown by him has led a strong foundation for the partnership progress and prosperity of both countries over the last decade
  • The prize is conferred to both the about in recognition for their outstanding contribution for social economic and political transformation to nonviolent and other Gandhian methods
  • This is the first time Since Inception in 1995 that the provided are been awarded posthumously

 about Gandhi Peace prize

  •  It is an annual award Institute by government of India since 1995, the 125th birth anniversary commemoration year  of Mahatma Gandhi
  • It is awarded by the Ministry of culture
  •  The award is open to all persons and organisations regardless of nationality, race, language, class, Creed or sex

-Khyati Khare

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