- Chandi Prasad Bhatt, who became famous by Chipko movement, be given the National Integration Award
- The Congress gives this honor on October 31, they will also give 10 lakh rupees in the reward.
- However, Bhatt has received many accolades so far for his contribution to the environment.
- The Congress will give this honor on 31 October, the day of the death of Indira Gandhi
This year’s Indira Gandhi National Integration Award going to announced to noted environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt. According to the statement of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), Bhatt will be conferred with the award on 31 October. This day is also the day of the demise of Indira Gandhi. On this day. However, they give a famous personality this honor for work in the field of national unity.
Indira Gandhi National Integration Award given to Chandria Prasad Bhatt
This time they will give the National Integration Award given by the Congress to environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt. Bhatt is given this honor for his contribution in the field of environment
Bhatt will be given Rs 10 lakh cash in the prize. He belongs to Uttarakhand. They also know the Gandhian environmentalist for the Chipko movement associated with protecting trees. Earlier, he awarded with Magasayasya Puraskar, Padma Shree, Padma Bhushan and Gandhi Peace Prize for his contribution in the field of environment.
Motilal Vora, Member Secretary, Advisory Committee of Indira Gandhi National Integration Award, announced the award to Bhatt on Friday. Vora said that there a meeting chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Also, in which it decided to honor the famous environmentalist for his contribution.
The awardees committee includes former PM Manmohan Singh and several senior Congress leaders. Earlier this honor given to many personalities including former PM Rajiv Gandhi (posthumously). However, former President APJ Abdul Kalam and noted scientist Satish Dhawan.