The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019
Question: Which of the following personalities has been nominated for this years’ The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?
(a) James Lovelock
(b) David Attenborough.
(c) Ben Goldsmith
(d) Emily Williamson
Answer: (b)
Related facts:
  • The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 will be conferred on renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
  • His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee.
  • “Few individuals have come to be as identified with the well being of our planet, of all living creatures, and their relationship with human beings, as Sir David,” the Trust said in a statement.
  • The 2019 prize, it added, is awarded to Attenborough for a lifetime of doing more to reveal the wonders of the natural world to us than perhaps any other individual.

Links:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/naturalist-and-broadcaster-david-attenborough-to-get-indira-gandhi-peace-prize-for-2019/articleshow/72122002.cms

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/variety/david-attenborough-to-get-indira-gandhi-peace-prize-for-2019/article30014898.ece

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