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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