Press Release


Maulana Abdul Jabbar Saafi Selected For Prakash Human Rights Award-2016


The Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has decided to honour Maulana Abdul Jabbar Saafi of Nepalgunj with 22nd Prakash Human Rights Award 2016. Three members committee with coordinator Ramesh Chandra Paudel, member Neelam Shekhar Adhikari and Indira Shrestha had recommended Maulana for 22nd Prakash Human Rights Award for his contribution and active involvement in Human Rights, social justice and maintaining social harmony since four decades. The recommendation committee makes a final decision among the names recommended for the award by all five regional offices of INSEC.


Maulana will be honoured at a program chaired by NHRC chairperson Anup Raj Sharma on July 31 in Nepalgunj.

Prior to this, 21 people have already been honored with Prakash Human Rights Award.  The award carries a purse of 50 thousand rupees with letter of felicitation.

Subodh Raj Pyakurel