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Magsaysay Award Winners selected, List released

Magsaysay Award Winners selected, List released
Magsaysay Award Winners selected, List released
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Accordingly a Mumbai based doctor, who set up a rehabilitation foundation to rescue mentally-ill persons living on the streets, along with a widely known Ladakhi engineer and education reformist, are among the six personalities named for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award. Meanwhile Bharat Vatwani, who has been recognized for "his tremendous courage and healing compassion in embracing India's mentally afflicted destitute", started an informal operation of bringing mentally-ill street persons to their private clinic for treatment. 



Moreover the other recipients of the annual honor include Cambodia's Youk Chhang, who has been honored for "preserving historical memory for healing and justice"; Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz from East Timor for "building a caring society brick by brick"; Howard Dee of Philippines for "Championing the human face of peace, justice and economic growth"; and Vietnam's Vo Thi Hoang Yen for "Claiming opportunities for the differently abled". 

Magsaysay Award Winners selected, List released

Furthermore the Ramon Magsaysay Award, recognized as Asia's premier prize, is now in its 60th year of "honoring greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in selfless service to the peoples of Asia". Reports added the prestigious award is given to persons regardless of race, nationality, creed or gender who address issues of human development in Asia with courage and creativity, and in doing so have made contributions which have transformed their societies for the better and the awards will be presented on August 31.

Magsaysay Award Winners selected, List released

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