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Noted environmentalist and social activist, Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been awarded the Indira Gandhi award for national integration for the years 2017 and 2018 in recognition for his services in promoting and preserving national integration in the country. This award is consists of a citation and Rs 10 lakh in cash to be given to ..
Topics: Activism • Chandi Prasad Bhatt • Chipko movement • Environmentalist • India • Indian Hindus • Indira Gandhi • Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration • Mahatma Gandhi • Sarla Behn • Uttarakhand
Dr. Shamsher Singh Bisht (71), the noted statehood agitator of Uttarakhand, has passed away in Almora on September 22, 2018. Apart from being actively involved in the Uttarakhand statehood movement, he struggled all his life to save the forests and rivers of the state. He was a prominent social activist and journalist who played a ..