Yesterday CNN-IBN presented ‘Indian Of The Year’ awards in various categories to the people whose tremendous contribution has made a difference in the year 2011.
CNN-IBN ‘Indian Of The Year was awarded to our beloved Anna Hazare.
Here are the people who won in other categories: (IOTY Stands for Indian Of the Year)
Lifetime Achievement award – Verghese Kurien, India’s Milkman
IOTY Politics Awrad – Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister
IOTY public service Award – Binalakshmi Nepram, Writer-activist and founder of Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network
IOTY Sports – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
IOTY Entertainment award – Amitabh Bachchan and KBC Team
IOTY Business – Dilip S Shanghvi, Sun Pharma
Special Achievement award – Singer KJ Yesudas
Special Award Recipient – Yuvraj Singh for his spirit of perseverance.
On October 18, NDTV also gave out it’s ND-TV Indian Of the Year. Anna Hazare was the unanimous winner of the Indian Of the Year 2011 award. These were the recipients in other categories:
Indian Heroes – Team India – Cricket
Entertainer of the Year – Team Zindegi Na Milegi Dobara
Music Entertainer of the Year – Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy
Lifetime Achievement Award – Dev Anand and Rahul Dravid
LIC Unsong Heor of the Year – RTI Activists
Idear of the Year – Nandan Nilekani
Icon of India – Narayan Murthy