Published On:03 December 2012
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Eminent leaders, Sportspersons, Journalists conferred ‘Karmaveer Puraskaar’

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New Delhi: The “Karmaveer Puraskaar” awards ceremony has over the years become a 'melting pot' where people from India and Global Citizens that comprise individuals ranging from princes and princesses to global bestselling authors, young politicians, statesmen, bureaucrats, ambassadors, actors, singers, captains of industry, media professionals, development workers, young adults, students, school children, homemakers, academicians, slum workers and others who come “Together as One to Right every Wrong”.

This year also witnessed eminent leaders, academicians, intellectuals, artists and Noble Laureates conferred with Karamveer Purashkar at the prestigious Annual National Awards for Social Justice & Citizen Action in Delhi.

Journalist and Activist Shahid Siddiqui receiving the award
Among the awardee, journalist and activist Shahid Siddiqui was felicitated with the coveted ‘Karmaveer Puraskar’ award for his commendable work in the field of social service and media activism under the banner of Association for Community Research and Action. While, former Chief Election Commissioner and social activist S Y Quraishi and filmamker on contemporary issue Hanshal Mehta were among those who were conferred with the Karamveer Puraskar for Lifelong Fight for Social Justice and Action in their respective field. However, boxer and Olympic medalist Mary Com was awarded by "Karmaveer Puraskaar" for using her popular status to render more visibility to a cause for possible solutions.

“Karmaveer Puraskaar (KVP)” is the Award for Social Justice and Action that honor concerned citizens who have been and led the change they wanted.

This awards are given every year on the 26th day of November, our National Social Justice and Citizen Action Day, the day we adopted our constitutional pledge as a Republic and Indian Citizens in 1949. It is the first award of its kind from India, and probably around the globe, that has been held every year at a very austere, simple and dignified program in New Delhi.

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