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Modi congratulates Satyarthi, Malala


New Delhi, Oct 10 :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that he devoted his life to a cause “extremely relevant to entire humankind”.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, in New Delhi on May 27, 2014.“Congratulations to Kailash Satyarthi on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The entire nation is proud of his momentous achievement,” he said in a tweet.

“Kailash Satyarthi has devoted his life to a cause that is extremely relevant to entire humankind. I salute his determined efforts,” he added.

Modi also congratulated Pakistani girl child education campaigner Malala Yousufzai, saying her “life is a journey of immense grit and courage”.