SC Agrawal honoured with SR Jindal Prize for crusade against corruption
As per a press release by the Le Communiqué Consultancy, the RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal has been honoured with SR Jindal Prize for crusade against corruption for his untiring and continuous effort to expose corruption. Shri Agrawal has used the Right to Information (RTI) Act to bring to light numerous corrupt practices including 2G Spectrum Scam, Appointment of CVC, Regulation of fee structure by private universities, process of Judicial Reforms and Common Wealth Games Scam.
He has been taking up issues of national and public interest vigorously by writing letters in newspapers also for which he holds the “Guinness World Record’ for writing the maximum numbers of letters. The decision was taken by a high level Jury headed by Mr. Justice R.C.Lahoti, former chief justice of India.
Subhash Chandra Agrawal shall share the ‘S R Jindal Prize – 2012’ jointly with late Satyendra Kumar Dubey, Sanjeeb Singh Katiyar and Ajay Shankar Dubey in the field of ‘Crusade against Corruption’. The Award carries a Cash Prize of Rs. 1 Crore to be shared equally. SJ Foundation had honoured 27 Outstanding Selfless Workers, including APJ Abdul Kalam, Santosh Hegde & Anna Hazare, by bestowing S R Jindal Prizes at a glittering Ceremony held in February, 2012. The last year awardees included Ashok Khemka and Manish Sisodia.