Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on being conferred with Columbia&’s highest civilian award. 

"Congratulations to Sri Sri ji on being conferred ‘Orden de la Democracia Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz Caballero’ by Colombia," Modi said in his message.. 

"We are very proud of the excellent work Sri Sri ji is doing across the world. His noble efforts have always created a major impact globally," the prime minister added.