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Highest civilian award in the US proposed for Mahatma Gandhi

ANI | Updated: Aug 22, 2018 13:38 IST

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (BusinessWire-India): During India Day Parade in New York, US Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney said, "#Gandhi's historic Satyagraha Movement of nonviolent resistance inspired a nation and the world. His impact deserves recognition, which is why I'm introducing legislation to posthumously award him the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award in the US."
Prasoon Sharma, Director, India Global, who has been selected by Mahatma Gandhi's Alma matter - UCL, London & New York University for Global Public policy leadership program, was invited by Dr Neeta Jain, Chairman International Ahmisa Foundation (IAF)'s float as Honorary Guest. Dr Neeta Jain along with Federation of Indian Association, US team is working hard to get this legislation passed.
Prasoon Sharma said it will be a historic tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary (Oct 2, 2018). According to him, today's world critically needs Gandhian principles of non-violence and peace. (BusinessWire-India)