Indira peace prize for Ela Bhatt
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Social activist Ela Bhatt was on Saturday selected for the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2011 for her sustained work towards empowering women. An international jury headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh selected Bhatt for the award constituted by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
Bhatt is the founder of the advocacy group, Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA).
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