Adolfo De Obieta

Prof. Adolfo De Obieta

  • 1996
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
Born in Buenos Aires, 1912. A lawyer (1936) and Doctor of Law. Also studied Philosophy and Literature. Has been a faithful and consistent practitioner of Gandhian values and ideals both in personal as well as public life. Is credited for the increasing appreciation and admiration of Gandhian ideals of truth, peace and non-violence in Argentina today. Called the ‘Argentinean Gandhi'. Drew up the declaration “Argentine-Chilean Peace and Friendship” (197 .... Read More