Shri Lavanam

  • 2009
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Constructive Work
Shri Lavanam’s earliest work was as a young volunteer in the independence movement. Subsequently he came to be a part of Gandhiji’s Ashram in Sewagram. He worked with his father who conducted night classes for dalits and also organized social events where untouchables and higher caste people dined together. Thereafter, he joined the Bhoodan Movement of Vinobaji and toured with him extensively. He was with Vinobaji, and later with Jayaprakash Narayan during the historic surren .... Read More