Who Among the Following was the First Indian to Receive the Magsaysay award?

  1. Vinoba Bhave
  2. Mother Teresa
  3. R. K. Lax.man
  4. T. N. Seshan
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 30th October 2015 in General Knowledge.
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    Vinoba Bhave

    Vinoba Bhave (11 September 1895 – 15 November 1982) won Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1958 for Community Leadership. He also won the Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1983. He was Indian advocate and best known for the Bhoodan Movement.

    Here is the List of winner of Magsaysay Award

    Year Name Field(s)
    1958 Vinoba Bhave Community Leadership
    1961 Amitabha Chowdhury Government Service, Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communications Arts
    1962 Mother Teresa Peace and International Understanding
    1963 Verghese Kurien Community Leadership
    Dr. Dara N Khurody
    1965 Jayaprakash Narayan Public Service
    1966 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Community Leadership
    1967 Satyajit Ray Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1971 M.S. Swaminathan Community Leadership
    1974 M.S. Subbulakshmi Public Service
    1975 Boobli George Verghese Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1976 Sombhu Mitra Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1977 Ela Bhatt Community Leadership
    1979 Mabelle Arole Community Leadership
    Rajanikant Arole
    1981 Pramod Kumar Sethi Community Leadership
    1981 Gour Kishore Ghosh Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1982 Manibhai Desai Public Service
    1982 Chandi Prasad Bhatt Community Leadership
    1982 Arun Shourie Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1984 R. K. Laxman Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1985 Baba Amte Public Service
    1989 Lakshmi Chand Jain Public Service
    1991 K.V. Subbanna Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1992 Ravi Shankar Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    1993 Banoo Jehangir Coyaji Public Service
    1994 Kiran Bedi Government Service
    1996 T N Seshan Government Service
    Pandurang Shastri Athavale Community Leadership
    1997 Mahesh Chandra Mehta Public Service
    Mahasweta Devi Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    2000 Aruna Roy Community Leadership
    Jockin Arputham Peace and International Understanding
    2001 Rajendra Singh Community Leadership
    2002 Sandeep Pandey Emergent Leadership
    2003 Jamesh Michael Lyngdoh Government Service
    Shantha Sinha Community Leadership
    2004 Laxminarayan Ramdas Peace and International Understanding
    2005 V Shanta Public Service
    2006 Arvind Kejriwal Emergent Leadership
    2007 Palagummi Sainath Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts
    2008 Prakash Amte Community Leadership
    Mandakhini Amte
    2009 Deep Joshi Uncategorized
    2010 HImanshu Aggarwal Public Service
    2011 Nileema Mishra Emergent Leadership
    Harish Hande Uncategorized
    2012 Kulandei Francis Uncategorized
    2015 Sanjiv Chaturvedi Emergent Leadership
    Anshu Gupta Uncategorized
    Sanjiv Chaturvedi
    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 30th October 2015.
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