Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Sri Ravi Shankar says Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize for 'doing nothing'

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Indian otherworldly pioneer Sri Ravi Shankar has brought about discussion after he lashed out at Malala Yousafzai, saying that she has won the Nobel Peace Prize "in vain".

Shankar's remarks came as he asserted he had himself dismisses a Nobel Peace Prize since it "has no importance". In spite of the fact that Shankar did not name Yousafzai specifically, he indicated that a 18-year-old young lady had won the prize for reasons unknown.

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The spritiual master was talking at an occasion in Latur, Maharashtra, when asked whether he was keen on winnng the celebrated internationally award, the Hindustan Times reported. Accordingly, Shankar supposedly replied: "These days, there is no worth to the Nobel Prize. When you honor it to a young lady who hasn't done anything, what quality is cleared out? It has turned into a political prize."

The otherworldly master went ahead to say that individuals had requested that he "do certain things to get the prize". Shankar guaranteed he had declined to do as such in view of the way that he would not like to get "drawn into governmental issues" of the prize.

Thousands took to Twitter to censure the pioneer's remarks, blaming him for being desirous of the Pakistani youth dissident. Shankar's remarks were inclining on Twitter for a few hours after the news broke, with numerous additionally deriding him for guaranteeing that he was offered the prize.

Shankar's Art of Living Foundation has subsequent to denied that the profound master said he was offered a Nobel Peace Prize, demanding that the media had "misquoted" him. As indicated by a representative for the association, Shankar said: "What will I do with a prize? We have been doing social work throughout recent years and it has not been for prizes. At the point when great work is done, individuals think it is for a prize."

However the representative for the Art of Living did not deny Shankar's remarks about Yousafzai, affirming that the pioneer thought she was somebody "with no assortment of work" and under-serving of the prize. They likewise affirmed that the otherworldly master accepted there were "political components at play" with respect to the honor.

News Source:ibtimes

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