Chandi Prasad Bhatt Gets Gandhi Peace Prize For 2013
- Eminent Gandhian and environmentalist, Shri Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been conferred with “The Gandhi Peace Prize” for the year 2013.
- The Jury headed by Prime Minister and Comprising Justice P. Sathasivam, Chief Justice of India, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Leader of Opposition (Lok Sabha), Dr. Karan Singh, M.P(Rajya Sabha) and Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, ex- Governor, West Bengal decided upon his name.
- He was one of the pioneers of the Chipko movement for which he was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1982. He is also a recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 2005.
- One of India’s first modern environmentalists, today he is known for his work on subaltern social ecology.
- Gandhi Peace Prize
- Chipko Movement