Anna Hazare is one of the most famous social activists in India. He is very famous for Jan Lok Pal Bill. Anna was born on June 15, 1937 in Bhingar, Bombay Province. He served the Indian Army. His real name is Kisan Baburao Hazare.
Here is a list of some of the awards & recognition to Anna Hazare.
- Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Award, 1986
- Krishi Bhushana Award, 1989
- Padma Shri, 1990
- Padma Bhushan, 1992
- Shiromani Award, 1996
- Mahaveer Award, 1997
- CARE International Award by CARE relief agency, 1998
- Integrity Award by Transparency International, 2003
- Honorary doctorate by Gandhigram Rural University, 2005
- Jit Gill Memorial Award by World Bank, 2008