92 years old Priest "Father Franois Laborde" conferred with Légion d’Honneur

Published on February 09, 2019
Father Franois Laborde a 92-year-old priest from Bengal was conferred with Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour) in recognition of his work for specially-abled and destitute children.
92 years old Priest "Father Franois Laborde" conferred with Légion d’Honneur

About Father Laborde:

  • Father Laborde has his roots in France and is the citizen of India now.
  • Father Laborde has set up an organisation called Howrah South Point which works for the development of specially-abled children, the destitute and the most deprived sections of the society.
  • Father Franois Laborde is the third person from the state of West Bengal to have been awarded the Legion of Honor.
  • The honour has already been bestowed upon film maestro Satyajit Ray and actor Soumitra Chatterjee.
  • Both of them also hails from the state of West Bengal.

About Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour):

  • Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour) officially National Order of the Legion of Honour was instituted by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold liberty and equality.
  • The honour has been retained by all later French Governments and Regimes.
  • It is the highest civilian award given by the French Government for outstanding service and excellence in any field regardless of the nationality of the recipients.

Question:

Q. Which 92-year-old priest from Bengal was conferred with Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour) in recognition of his work for specially-abled and destitute children?
a. Father Francis Laborde
b. Father Robert Laborde
c. Father Franois Laborde
d. Father Roger Laborde

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