Gandhi peace prize 2022
The Gandhi Peace Prize 2022 was awarded to Gita Press, Gorakhpur, a publishing house that has been promoting the values of non-violence and peace for over 90 years. The press was founded in 1923 by Gorakh Prasad, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. Gita Press has published over 100,000 books and pamphlets on a variety of topics, including religion, philosophy, social reform, and Gandhian thought. The press has also been involved in a number of social welfare initiatives, such as the establishment of schools and hospitals.
The award was presented by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, at a ceremony in New Delhi on October 2, 2022. In his address, Modi said that Gita Press was “a symbol of the power of ideas” and that it had “played a major role in spreading the message of peace and non-violence.”
The Gandhi Peace Prize is a prestigious award that is given to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the cause of peace and non-violence. The award is named after Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement and a proponent of non-violence.
The Gita Press is a worthy recipient of the Gandhi Peace Prize. The press has been promoting the values of non-violence and peace for over 90 years, and it has had a significant impact on the lives of millions of people around the world. The award is a recognition of the press’s work and its commitment to the cause of peace.