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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. Nyerere Tanzania Former President of Tanzania

1996

Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne Sri Lanka President, Founder of Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, Sri Lanka

1997

Dr. Gerhard Fischer Germany Former German Diplomat

1998

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

1999

Shri Murlidhar Devidas Amte (Baba Amte) India Social worker

2000

Dr. Nelson Mandela South Africa Former President of South Africa
Grameen Bank of Bangladesh Bangladesh Founded by Muhammad Yunus

2001

Mr. John Hume-Ireland Northern Ireland Nothern Irish Politician

2002

Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan India Educational trust that emphasises Indian culture

2003

Mr. Vaclav Havel Czech Republic Former President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic

2004

Mrs. Coretta Scott King United States The widow of Martin Luther King

2005

Desmond Tutu South Africa South African cleric and activist

2013

Chandi Prasad Bhatt India Social activist

2014

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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