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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Ojaswani Alankaran award for wildlife conservationists

MONDAY, 05 NOVEMBER 2012 18:00 STAFF REPORTER | BHOPAL HITS: 62 ISRO Scientist Tessy Thomas, Wildlife Conservationist Belinda Wright, Founder of Life Research Academy Newton and Lakshmi Kondvani and dedicated to purification of Bhagirathi Sushila Bhandari were conferred with ‘Ojaswani Alankaran’ at Ravindra Bhavan on Sunday. During the programme BJP president Nitin Gadkari, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP State president Prabhat Jha and Water Conservation Minister Jayant Mallya were present. Chief Editor of Ojaswani Magazine and chairperson of Ojaswani Samdarshi Trust, Sudha Mallya while addressing the audiences congratulated the awardees. While expressing her content about Belinda she said Belinda has spent her entire life in India working on wildlife issues and is one of India’s leading wildlife conservationists. She works actively to increase the dialogue and communication on Indian Wildlife conservation issues, especially Indian Tigers. She photographed her first wild tiger at the age of 16 years. Giving away this information, Sudha further said, in 1994, she founded the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) with the aim of helping to avert India’s wildlife crises. She was awarded with ‘Ojaswini Shikhar Seva Alankaran’. About First Missile Woman Tessy Thomas, Sudha said in 1988 Tessy was the first woman scientist of the country to head the missile programme. With persistence hardwork she made Agni missile a success. She was awarded with ‘Ojaswani Shirsh Alankaran’. Sudha further said being an MBBS Newton along with his wife Lakshmi founded the Life Research Academy, in the year 2000 at Hyderabad. Out of the multifarious activities of the Life Research Academy, the core activities are Past-Life Regression, Breathwork, Spreading the messages of all Self-Realized Spiritual Masters, Spreading Awareness about Vegetarianism and Teaching Meditation. The Life Research Academy conducts free Meditation Classes in Schools, Colleges and other organizations. They received ‘Ojaswani Ardhnarishwar Alankaran’. Excessively dedicated towards purification of Bhagirathi Sushila Bhandari was awarded with ‘Ojaswini Vishishth Alankaran.’ Noteably this is the 16th year of Ojaswini Awards and Ojaswini Magazine has completed 20 years. During these years Ojaswini has worked in the field of politics, art and culture, education and social service. Ojaswini Mahotsav is also being organised at Bittan Market which would conclude on November 6.