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Dikshit selected for Tilak award

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today selected for the Lokmanya Tilak Award for her contribution to the progress of people and the country.

delhi Updated: Jul 22, 2010 20:34 IST

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday selected for the Lokmanya Tilak Award for her contribution to the progress of people and the country.

The award, constituted by The Kesari Mahratta Trust founded by Tilak in 1881, consists of Rs one lakh in cash, a gold medal, citation and memento.

Dikshit will be confered the award at a function to be organised in Pune on August one, a statement released by the Trust said.

Other winners of the award include Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (1997), former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi (posthunous 1985) and A B Vajpayee (1994) and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee (2009).