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Bezwada Wilson, TM Krishna conffered with Magsaysay award 2016

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    2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardee India's Bezwada Wilson

    Wilson, 50, the national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), got the award for “asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity” while 40-year-old Krishna won it under the ‘Emergent Leadership’ category for bringing “social inclusiveness in culture.”

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    India's Thodur Madabusi Krishna gestures before receiving the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay award

    Four others who received the award are: Conchita Carpio-Morales of the Philippines, Dompet Dhuafa of Indonesia, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and ‘Vientiane Rescue’ of Laos.

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    Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo poses with 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

    The Manila-based award, named after a Filipino president killed in an aircraft crash, was set up in 1957 to honour people and groups tackling development problems. This award is considered as Asia’s Nobel Prize.

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