TNPSC Current affairs September 2016
1. Bezwada Wilson has awarded Ramon Magsaysay award 2016 for his outstanding social work to eradicate manual scavenging through organisation Safai Karmachari Andolan.
T.M Krishna has also awarded Ramon Magsaysay award for music to taking Carnatic music to the masses.
Four others who received the award are
1.Conchita Carpio-Morales (Philipines)
2.Dompet Dhufa (Indonesia)
3.Japan Overseas Cooperation volunteers
4.Vientiane Rescue of Laos
Ramon Magsaysay award is an annual award to perpetuate former Philippines president Ramon Magsaysay, which is estabished on 1957 for courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society by the trustee of Rockfeller brothers fund based on US. This award is considered as Asia's Nobel Prize.