Newshub18:Indian fact-checkers Mohammad Juber and Pratik Sinha in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize:The names of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in various fields are being announced from last Monday. Time magazine claimed that there are two Indian names in the list of nominees for Nobel. According to sources, Indian fact-checkers Mohammad Juber and Pratik Sinha have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The two journalists, co-founders of fact-checking website Alt News, have been nominated for the award, tIME reports.This year, 251 individuals and 92 organizations are in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee never releases the names of the nominees. Not even to those who are nominated. However, Reuters found out in a survey that Belarusian politician Syatlana Shikhanoskaya, presenter David Attenborough, environmental activist Greta Thunberg, Pope Francis, Tuvalu’s foreign minister Simon Koffe, Myanmar’s government are in the running.
According to the Nobel Committee’s rules for the Peace Prize, the names of the nominees and those who have been nominated shall not be disclosed. In addition to the above names, whose names are heard in the list of nominations are the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Health Organization. The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on October 7 in Oslo.
Earlier, Mother Teresa and Kalyan Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize as Indians. In 2014, Satyarthi won the Nobel Prize for highlighting child protection and education for children. In addition, Indian economist Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019. Amartya Sen also won the Nobel Prize in Economics as a Bengali. However, Rabindranath Tagore is the first Bengali in the list of Nobel recipients. Apart from this, the Indian Nobel laureates are Ronald Ross, Joseph Rudyard Kipling, Chandrasekhar Venkataraman, Hargobind Khurana, Subrahmanya Chandrasekhar and Venkataraman Ramakrishnan