Q. Which Indian personality has won the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize?
Answer of this question "Which Indian personality has won the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize?", here are 4 choices for this question : Prafulla Samantra, Rashida Bee , Champa Devi Shukla , Ramesh Agrawal. Answer Is "Prafulla Samantra".
Prafulla Samantra, an iconic leader of social justice movements in India, the Goldman Environmental Prize for his historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the indigenous Dongria Kondh’s land rights and protected the Niyamgiri Hills from a massive, open-pit aluminum ore mine. In this battle, Prafulla has been kidnapped, assaulted and attacked several times by the mining company for his activism and continues to receive threats for his ‘anti-development’ stance. The other 2017 recepients are: Mark Lopez (United States), Uros Macerl (Slovenia), Rodrigo Tot (Guatemala), Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Wendy Bowman (Australia).