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Assamese Lady honoured Rajiv Gandhi Award

On the occasions of the 66th birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister of India Shri Rajiv Gandhiji , All India National Unity Conference on National Integration and Communal Harmony awarded the RAJIV GANDHI RASHTRIYA EKTA SAMMAN 2009 for outstanding contribution and performance in the field of education, entrepreneurship, social activities, science and technology and such other fields towards development of our society. The Function was held at India International Center, New Delhi on August 19.


Smti Geetika Barooah Changkakoti has been distinguished to recieve this award for 2009 amongst other awardees selected from various corners of India as an eminent entrepreneur of the North Eastern Region of Assam in India. Prior to her this award has been received by prominent personalities like Mother Teresa, Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt, Rusi Mody, Dr. S Padmavati, Navjot Singh Sidhu, A.K.Shukla (CMD Lic), Birju Maharaj, Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Dr. Balamurli Krishna, Sushmita Sen, and other distinguished personalities of India.


The Awards were given away by his Hon'ble Minister of State, Govt of India Ajay Makanji and Former Governor of Assam Bhisma Narayan Singhji| Other distinguished guests for the occasion were Dr. G.V.G.Krishnamurty (Former Election Commissioner), Dr. Justice A.R. Lakshmanan (Chairman , Law Commission of India), A.I.C.C. Gen Secy, Choudhury Prem Singh, Gurinder Singh ( Editor Indian Observer), Sushil Kr Shinde, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Oscar Fernandes, Joginder Singh. The function was attended by a host of guests and dignitaries to mark the occasion.


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bishwajeet's picture

Proud moments for whole Assam!
CK's picture

We should know more about the award as this kind of aars are given in many times. We need to know more about the award. This can not be any proud momnet for the state. We need to know more about the selection processes and who are the jury and all.
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Joi ai Asom!!!

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