The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, Shri Kailash Satyarthi, called on the Prime Minister today. The Prime Minister congratulated him warmly on winning the award.
Shri Kailash Satyarthi expressed enthusiasm about the Prime Minister`s initiatives on "Swachh Bharat" and "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana" and said he was keen to contribute to these causes. He expressed his commitment towards a child-labour free India.
The Prime Minister shared with Shri Satyarthi his views on the use of social media and internet for tracking missing children. He also mentioned that he had established the world`s first "Children University" in Gandhinagar. He wished Shri Satyarthi well in his future endeavours.
Shri Satyarthi`s family members including Mrs. Sumedha Kailash, Miss Asmita Satyarthi, Mr. Bhuvan Ribhu, Mrs. Priyanka Ribhu and Shri Rama Shankar Chaurasia accompanied Shri Satyarthi.