most people within the global could take into account the Nobel a wealthy honour. no longer Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The artwork of living founder suggested on Saturday that he had once turned down the Nobel Peace Prize and would do it once more if it was offered to him again.
“i was within the beyond offered the Nobel Peace Prize, however I had rejected it as I best accept as true with in working and not in being honoured for my paintings,” Deccan herald quoted him as announcing. He brought he could by no means be given the award.
Ravi Shankar made the statement in Latur district in Maharashtra, in which he was reviewing the drought. in keeping with the economic instances, he was requested through the accompanying scrum of journalistswhether he became interested in getting the Nobel for Peace.
In reply, he decried the prize as it has been given to the unfit. “what’s the significance of an award while it is being presented to a sixteen–yr–old female, with out even looking at what she has contributed,” hesaid, hinting at Malala Yousafzai.
Yousafzai, a younger Pakistani activist, become shot inside the head by the Taliban for speakme up for theright of girl education. She become the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, along side Indian babyrights activist Kailash Satyarthi, for her “battle in opposition to the suppression of kids”.
Ravi Shankar has been in the news lately for establishing an ostentatious cultural pageant on the Yamuna floodplains that environmental activists say broken the neighborhood ecology.
remaining 12 months, Baba Ramdev, a self-styled yoga guru, had claimed that he turned into denied the Nobel Prize due to the fact he turned into “black”.
On Monday, people took to fb and Twitter to educate Ravi Shankar on how a Nobel is presented. There had been a number of brickbats too.