Lalita Ramdas


Lalita Ramdas (née Katari) born Calcutta February 4, 1940. Indian nonviolence advocate and peace activist. Chair of Greenpeace International, 2007-10. Promoted peace with Pakistan; opposed Pokhran nuclear weapons testing, 1998. Launched Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior II, Gdansk, 2011.


"Building peace and talking peace takes much more courage than screaming aloud for war and revenge." (Aman ki Asha, Facebook, Jan. 20, 2013; photo