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Kailash Satyarthi given P.C. Chandra award

Kailash Satyarthi
Kailash Satyarthi

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Kolkata , 23 Apr 2017

Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi was on Sunday presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar (award) for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour.The 63-year-old Satyarthi was handed over a citation, a trophy and a cheque of Rs 10 lakh at an awards ceremony here.Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan, urged everyone to work towards making India a "child-friendly country".Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Secretary Swami Suparnananda Maharaj and noted Bengali author Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay attended the function at Science City.

 

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