Gita Press to receive Gandhi Peace Prize of 2021, see what the Press said…

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Gorakhpur : A press release from PIB said “Gandhi Peace Prize for 2021 to be conferred on Gita Press, Gorakhpur” Jury headed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recognizes contribution of the hundred year old institution in promoting Gandhian ideals of peace and social harmony

As soon the announcement came on the controversies were raised by the opposition, we are not here to discuss any such controversies,

What is this Award ?

Gandhi Peace Prize is an annual award instituted by Government of India in 1995, on the occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as a tribute to the ideals espoused by Mahatma Gandhi. The award is open to all persons regardless of nationality, race, language, caste, creed or gender.

The award carries an amount of Rs. 1 crore, a citation, a plaque and an exquisite traditional handicraft/handloom item.

Gita Press Gorakhpur Response to the Prize

Gita Press on Monday said it was a matter of great honour to be conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2021, but the Gorakhpur-based publisher would not accept the ₹1 crore cash prize.

Gita Press Gorakhpur

Gita Press Gorakhpur has a special place in the hearts of all Hindus worldwide, it is a 100 year old publishing house which publishes Religious Content, at many instances it is said that it is Gita Press Gorakhpur due to which Hindus are getting the Religious Published Content at a very low price. Gita Press was established in 1923 A.D. in order to serve humanity for truth, love and peace. It is a unit of the Gobind Bhawan Karyalaya, Kolkata, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, (presently governed by the West Bengal Societies Act, 1960). Since 1923 it has been propagating and promoting morality and spirituality through its literature throughout the world.

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