Javed Akhtar becomes the first Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award , says he is deeply honoured.

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Javed Akhtar is an Indian political activist, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, originally from Gwalior area. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards. Javed Akhtar First Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award 2020

Richard Dawkins Award

The Richard Dawkins Award is an yearly award that was presented by the Atheist Alliance of America is a non-profit advocacy organization. the world of scholarship, science, education or environment and proclaim values of rationalism, secularism upholding scientific truth. Richard Dawkins FRS FRSL is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. Richard Dawkins Award first winner was James Randi in 2003. Javed Akhtar First Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award 2020