Nobel prize a recognition of our fight, says India children's rights activist Satyarthi

Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday he was "delighted" to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, calling it "recognition of our fight for child rights". -- PHOTO: AFP
Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday he was "delighted" to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, calling it "recognition of our fight for child rights". -- PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday he was "delighted" to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, calling it "recognition of our fight for child rights".

Kailash, 60, also thanked the Nobel committee for "recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age", according to the Press Trust of India news agency.