On 23rd of April, 2017 Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi received P C Chandra Puraskar for his efforts against child slavery and exploitative child labour. The 63-year-old Satyarthi was handed over a citation, a trophy and a cheque of Rs 10 lakh at an awards ceremony.
He got a trophy , a citation and cash amount of 10 lakh at a ceremony that was held in Kolkata.
More About Kailash Satyarthi
- Kailash Satyarthi has founded Bachpan Bachao Andolan, which works for rights of children from 144 countries.
- Kailash Satyarthi was honoured with Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. If you remember, he had got this prize with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan.
About PC Chandra Puraskar
1. This Puraskar is presented by PC Chandra Jwellers.
2. The recipient list of P. C. Chandra Puraskaar has some of the most illustrious achievers from our country, each with outstanding contribution to their chosen fields of art, culture, entertainment, sports etc.