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Chipko movement taught world ahimsa`s power: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday conferred Chandi Prasad Bhatt, pioneer of the Chipko movement, with the 2013 Gandhi Peace Prize and said the noted environmentalist has taught the world power of ahimsa, non-violence.

President presents Gandhi Peace Prize to Chandi Prasad Bhatt

President Pranab Mukherjee honoured noted environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt with 2013 Gandhi Peace Prize.

U`khand govt ignored NRSA report: Environmentalist

Noted environmentalist and Magsaysay awardee Chandi Prasad Bhatt on Sunday said had the government taken the report seriously "destruction in and around Kedarnath shrine would have been much less horrific".