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Gandhian Ela Bhatt awarded Indira Gandhi Peace Prize, 2011

Published: January 9, 2012

Noted Gandhian and social worker Ela Bhatt awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2011. Ms Bhatt was selected by an International Jury chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A labour lawyer by training and inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, Ms Bhatt founded the Self-Employed Women Association (SEWA) in 1972 and the ..