Nirmala Deshpande

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1929 – 2008

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Who was Nirmala Deshpande?

Nirmala Deshpande was a noted Indian social activist who had embraced Gandhian philosophy. She devoted her adult life to promotion of communal harmony and service to women, tribal people, and the dispossessed in India.

She was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of India in 2006.

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Born
Oct 19, 1929
Nagpur
Religion
  • Hinduism
Lived in
  • Nagpur
Died
May 1, 2008
New Delhi

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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