Correct Answer : Option (C) - Dalai Lama
The 14th Dalai Lama was Saturday(19th Nov 2022) conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling in Dharamshala’s McleodGanj by Himachal Pradesh governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar.
The Tibetan spiritual leader, receiving the peace prize from the New Delhi-based Gandhi Mandela Foundation, said the qualities of non-violence and compassion had been ingrained in Indian culture for thousands of years.
Calling him a “universal ambassador of peace”, Governor Arlekar said the Dalai Lama is perhaps the most deserving person in the world today(19th Nov 2022) for the award.
“The Gandhi Mandela Foundation is overwhelmed to accomplish the historical ceremony when the Gandhi Mandela Award is conferred to His Holiness Dalai Lama. We wish many congrats to all the peace lovers,” said the committee.
The event was attended by former Chief Justice of India Justice KG Balakrishnan and former Supreme Court Justice Gyan Sudha Misra.
What is the Gandhi Mandela Award?
A government of India registered Trust, the Gandhi Mandela Foundation is a non-profit organisation, formed with the motive to promote Mahatma Gandhi’s and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela’s values of non-violence. It has constituted an international prize, the Gandhi Mandela Award.
The foundation instituted the award on the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, MK Gandhi..Source : Indian Express