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Yohei Sasakawa conferred with International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018

On 26th Feb 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015, 16, 17 and 18 at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. For 2018, Japan’s Yohei Sasakawa was given the prize for his contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world. Ekal Abhiyan Trust was conferred the award for ..

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International Gandhi Peace Prize Announced

The Union government has announced the winners for International Gandhi Peace Prize. The awards were announced for the years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 after the gap of four years. Winners of Gandhi Peace Prize The government has announced the names of Vivekananda Kendra in Kanyakumari (2015), AkshayaPatra Foundation and  Sulabh International  (2016), EkalAbhiyan Trust (2017) ..

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Yohei Sasakawa chosen for Gandhi Peace Prize 2018

Yohei Sasakawa, who is Goodwill Ambassador of the WHO for Leprosy Eradication, has been conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018. The award will be given to Sasakawa in recognition of his work towards eradication of the disease in India and across the world. The Ministry of Culture has also announced the Gandhi Peace Prize ..

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