Question: Who was recently awarded the Santokba Humanitarian Award?
(a) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(b) Dr. Arvind Pangariya
(c) Kailash Satyarthi
(d) Prof. J. S. Rajput
- On 30th May 2018, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Santokba Humanitarian Award.
- President Ramnath Kovind honored him with this award.
- This award was given to his contribution in the reform of the society.
- It is notable that this award is provided annually by the Sri Ramakrishna Foundation.
- 1 crore amounts and trophy is provided under this award.
- Prominent awardees in the past include industrialist Ratan Tata, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Sudha Murthy, Dr S. Swaminathan, Sam Pitroda and Verghese Kurien.