Highest U.S. civilian honour for Mahatma?

American lawmaker Carolyn Maloney on Sunday said that she will introduce a legislation to posthumously award Mahatma Gandhi a Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award in the U.S., for inspiring peaceful movements for civil rights around the world. In 2016, she had led the successful effort to create the Deepavali Stamp, which she says has since become one of the highest selling stamps.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/highest-us-civilian-honour-for-mahatma/article24740733.ece

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