Who was the first indian origin recipient of the prestigious pulitzer prize?

Question:-

Who was the first indian origin recipient of the prestigious Pulitzer prize?

Answer:-
  • Gobind Behari Lal became the first indian to win a Pulitzer, in 1937.
  • He won the award in the reporting category, along with four others, for ''coverage of science at the tercentenary of Harvard University.
  • Gobind Behari Lal was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1969.
  •  Gobind Behari Lal was also part of indian freedom struggle and even edited a newspaper that campaigned for independence.

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