Indian origin student Geetakshi Arora wins inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize

3/20/2016

An Indian origin student Geetakshi Arora has been awarded the inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize consisting of 1,000 pounds for a dissertation which was in “keeping with the spirit” of the famous World War II heroine. Currently, Geetakshi is a post-graduate student of the South Asia Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

About Noor Inayat Khan Prize
  • The award has been instituted in the memory of Noor Inayat Khan, famous World War II heroine.
  • The Trust is awarding the annual prize to the post-graduate student from SOAS, University of London, working in the area of gender studies and South Asian history.
  • The award was established by Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust that promote the message of peace, non-violence and religious and racial harmony.
  • The award consists of 1,000 pounds and certificate.
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