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Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy

Hon'ble Shri Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy

  • 1978
  • Chief Guest
(May 18, 1913 - June 1, 1996).Sixth President of India. A veteran statesman and administrator. Born in a peasant family at Illuri village in the Anantapur District (Andhra Pradesh). Early education at the Theosophical High School at Adyar in Madras; later joined the Arts College at Anantapur. In 1931, gave up his studies to take part in the freedom movement. Had been a Member of the Madras Legislaltive Assembly, Indian Constitutent Assembly, Rajya Sabha, .... Read More
Jugatram Dave

Shri Jugatram Dave

  • 1978
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Born in 1895 in Kathiawar. Established Vedhchhi Ashram which has grown into one of our most remarkable centres of rural education and an institutional symbol of the Sarvodaya idea. Led a life of simplicity and detachment – a shining example of Gandhiji's anasakti yoga.Gandhi Vidyapeeth, Vedchhi, Dist. Surat,(Gujarat) - 394641.Tel: 02625 - 222505 / 20154 Read More
Satish Chandra Das Gupta

Shri Satish Chandra Das Gupta

  • 1978
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Born on 14th June 1880 in Kurigram now in Bangladesh. A pioneer in the field of rural reconstruction and an outstanding research scientist, he represents the commingling of the streams of Science and Satyagraha. Set up the Krishi Research Farm in Gogra in Bankura district.Krishi Research Farm,P.O. & Village Gogra,Via: Jhantipahari,Dist. Bankura, (W.B.) – 722137. Read More