Vice President presents International Gandhi Award for Leprosy, 2021
- Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy, 2021 to Dr. Bhushan Kumar of Chandigarh under the Indian nomination (individual) category and Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust, Gujarat under the institutional category.
- The award was given during a function in New Delhi on April 13, 2022.
- The annual award has been instituted by Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation to recognise the work of individuals and organisations who have worked tirelessly to fight this disease and the prejudices associated with it.
- The award commemorates the compassion that Gandhiji possessed and service he rendered towards people afflicted with leprosy.