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Nilekani's Imagining India wins Readers' Choice Award

Former Infosys Chairman, Nandan Nilekani's book 'Imagining India' has won Readers' Choice Award for Non-fiction at this year's Indiaplaza Golden Quill Awards.

books Updated: Sep 03, 2009 19:56 IST

Former Infosys Chairman, Nandan Nilekani's book

Imagining India

has won Readers' Choice Award for Non-fiction at this year's Indiaplaza Golden Quill Awards.

Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies bagged the Jury Prize for the best book as well as the Readers' Choice Award for Fiction at a function in Bengaluru.

Established last year, the Indiaplaza Golden Quill Awards were decided by an online poll and rewards the best fiction and non-fiction writing of the year by an Indian author domiciled in the country.

The award in each category carries a cash prize, a citation and a trophy.

This year's jury comprised of veteran journalist Mukund Padmanabhan, Marathi writer Shanta Gokhale and writer-actor Tom Alter.