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India makes exception to give Mujib the Gandhi Peace Prize

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Making an exception from the norm, India conferred the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize to two statesmen posthumously on Monday.The 2019 Prize was conferred on Late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, while the 2020 Prize was conferred on ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the late founder of Bangladesh. The announcement comes days before PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to Dhaka to be chief guest at the Mujib centenary celebrations.Making an exception from the norm, India conferred the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize to two statesmen posthumously on Monday.The 2019 Prize was conferred on Late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, while the 2020 Prize was conferred on ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the late founder of Bangladesh. The announcement comes days before PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to Dhaka to be chief guest at the Mujib centenary celebrations.

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