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International Gandhi Peace Prize – list of Gandhi Peace Winners

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International Gandhi Peace Prize As a tribute to the ideals espoused by Mahatma Gandhi, the Government of India had launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is a very prestigious Award and carries an amount of Rs.10 million, a citation and a Plaque.

 

International Gandhi Peace Prize 

Category – International

Instituted – 1995

First awarded – 1995 (Julius Nyerere)

Last awarded – 2014

Awarded by – Government of India                                                                                                                                                       

Recipients

Year

Recipient

Country

Description

1995

Dr. Julius k. NyerereTanzaniaFormer President of Tanzania

1996

Dr. A. T. AriyaratneSri LankaPresident, Founder of Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, Sri Lanka

1997

Dr. Gerhard FischerGermanyFormer German Diplomat

1998

Ramakrishna MissionIndiaFounded by Swami Vivekananda for promoting social welfare, tolerance, and non-violence among disadvantaged groups

1999

Shri Murlidhar Devidas Amte (Baba Amte)IndiaSocial worker

2000

Dr. Nelson MandelaSouth AfricaFormer President of South Africa
Grameen Bank of BangladeshBangladeshFounded by Muhammad Yunus

2001

Mr. John Hume-IrelandNorthern IrelandNothern Irish Politician

2002

Bhartiya Vidya BhavanIndiaEducational trust that emphasises Indian culture

2003

Mr. Vaclav HavelCzech RepublicFormer President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic

2004

Mrs. Coretta Scott KingUnited StatesThe widow of Martin Luther King

2005

Desmond TutuSouth AfricaSouth African cleric and activist

2013

Chandi Prasad BhattIndiaSocial activist

2014

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)IndiaSpace agency of the Indian Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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