The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in India

Amte, Murlidhar Devidas

Popularly known as “Baba (Father) Amte”, he is one of the greatest social reformers of India who gave his lucrative career as lawyer for social service and humanitarian work for the neglected peoples of India – and dedicated his entire life to the care and rehabilitation of leprosy patients

Bedi, Kiran

India’s principled leader of peace and order, who made the police to be on the side of the community and the community to be more supportive of the peace keeping force