Two Indians win Ramon Magsaysay awards

New Delhi (IANS) Social worker Anshu Gupta and former AIIMS official Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Wednesday won the Ramon Magsaysay awards for “enterprising leadership” and for exposing corruption respectively.

The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation said Gupta was being recognized for “his creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India, his enterprising leadership in treating cloth as a sustainable development resource for the poor”.

It said Chaturvedi was being recognized for “his exemplary integrity, courage and tenacity in uncompromisingly exposing and painstakingly investigating corruption in public office”.

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