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President congratulates Kailash Satyarthi, lauds civil society role

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to abolish child labour in the country. Pranab Mukherjee said that it should be seen as recognition
IANS October 10, 2014 20:20 IST
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New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to abolish child labour in the country. Pranab Mukherjee said that it should be seen as recognition of India's vibrant civil society in addressing the nation's social problems like child labour.

The President said: “The prize should be seen as recognition of the contributions of India's vibrant civil society in addressing complex social problems such as child labour and the important role played by them in collaboration with the government in the nation's efforts to eliminate all forms of child labour in the country”.