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GOPIO honours three Indian Americans

india Updated: Apr 29, 2008 12:40 IST

Three Indian Americans have been honoured by the Connecticut chapter of the Global Organization of People of India Origin (GOPIO) for their outstanding achievements in various fields.

Nayan Chanda of Yale University was honoured for his accomplishment and contributions to art and letters, Prasad Srinivasan for community service and Sameer Ahuja was given "A Young Professional of the Year" award.

Congressman Christopher Shays was given the "Friend of India" award.

Accepting the award, Shays lauded the Indian American community's contribution to the economic growth of America and expressed confidence that the already close relations between India and the United States would grow further.