As world celebrates Nobel Peace winners, a question: Why didn’t Gandhi ever win the Prize? – Indian Express

This Article First Appeared In Indian Express On October 7, 2022

As the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the 2022 Peace Prize for human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial, and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties on Friday (October 7), an old question recurred.

How is it that Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest apostle of peace and the most inspiring symbol of non-violent struggle against oppression and discrimination in the modern era, was never honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize, either during his lifetime, or later?

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