Bhubaneswar: Noted Gandhian activist and President and founding member of Ekta Parishad, Shri Rajagopal P V was awarded with the ‘Garib Bandhu Samman’ at hotel Keshari today for his outstanding contribution in the field of social service.
The award was conferred on him by Prerana, an organization for social service and development of art, literature and culture.
Shri Rajagopal has done a lot of work for the upliftment of the people. He in October 2007 along with 25,000 people marched 340 kilometers from Gwalior to Delhi and compelled the Government to take action and land reforms and forest rights.
Among others Dr. Dilip Shrichandan Chairman,Prerna, Ex-MLA Shri Dolagobinda Pradhan, Bimalendu Mohanty,former Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University of Culture, Odisha Chief, Shri Diptiranjan Martha, A to Z news, Ashutosh Panda, Director, Seventh Avenue were present.