The First of its kind in Indian History and the creation of the World Record happened on 2nd October 2022. Lal Bahadur Shastri Krushi Ratna Puraskar 2022 has been organised by Big Brain Brilliance Knowledge Hub and DiAS Driving Aspiration in association with Viasha International as associate Marketing Partner on 2nd October on the evening of his 118th birthday.
This is the first of its kind in Indian History to Felicitate the Farmers in appreciation for their selfless contribution to not only serving the nation but to building a healthy life.
The Felicitation took place very differently than too on their own workplace i.e. none other than their land of cultivation (Galsure Kathi & Velas District Shrivardhan, Maharashtra).
The Founders of Big Brain and DiAS Prof.Dr.Pratik Rajan Mungekar, Dr Archana Burman and Dr Selvame Pazhany along with the Founders of Viasha International have taken the initiative to honour his slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kissan and this was the right way to show gratitude towards this great Indian who is none other than the father of green revolution our former Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri.
It's a proud moment to mention that Big Brain and DiAS have created a World Record by Felicitating Farmers and honour their contribution to Nation.
The list of Awardees is as follows:
1)Shri. Dilip Sadanand Polekar
2)Shri. Gopinath Rajaram Shilkar ( Posthumous) Lifetime Achievement Award.
3)Smt. Urmila Gopinath Shilkar
4)Pramod Jagannath Rilkar
5)Kamlakar Gajanan Naik
6)Shankar Shantaram Murkar
7)Jagannath Dyandev Naik
8)Ramkrishna Aatmaram Manjrekar
9)Chalendra Shantaram Polekar
10) Santosh Shantaram Mohit
11) Suresh Ramchandra Polekar
12) Vijay Dattatray Polekar
Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri was one of those great Indians who has left an indelible impression on our collective life. Lal Bahadur Shastri's contribution to our public life was unique in that they were made in the closest proximity to the life of the common man in India. Lal Bahadur Shastri was looked upon by Indians as one of their own, one who shared their ideals, hopes and aspirations. His achievements were looked upon not as the isolated achievements of an individual but of our society collectively.
Under Shastri's leadership, India faced and repulsed the Pakistani invasion of 1965. It is not only a matter of pride for the Indian Army but also for every citizen of the country. His slogan Jai Jawan! Jai Kisan!! reverberates even today through the length and breadth of the country. Underlying this is the innermost sentiments 'Jai Hind'. The war of 1965 was fought and won for our self-respect and our national prestige. For using our Defence Forces with such admirable skill, the nation remains beholden to Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri. He will be remembered for all times to come for his large-heartedness and public service.
It's just the beginning of creating history for Big Brain and DiAS. The world will wait to experience many more such events which will make every Indian proud.
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