Awards & Winners

Jayaprakash Narayan

Date of Birth 11-October-1902
Place of Birth Saran district
(Saran division, Bihar)
Nationality India
Also know as JP Narayan, Jayaprakash, Lok Nayak
Profession Politician
Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak, was an Indian independence activist, social reformer and political leader, remembered especially for leading the mid-1970s opposition against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, for whose overthrow he called a "total revolution". His biography, Jayaprakash, was written by his nationalist friend and an eminent writer of Hindi literature, Ramavriksha Benipuri. In 1999, he was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in recognition of his social work. Other awards include the Magsaysay award for Public Service in 1965. The Patna airport is also named after him.

Awards by Jayaprakash Narayan

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Bharat Ratna