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CK Prahalad, Sumit Ganguly get PBD awards

January 09, 2009 16:50 IST

Thirteen individuals from the Indian Diaspora have been conferred with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman at the seventh edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, underway in Chennai.

They are:

Ramdien Sardjoe, vice president, Suriname;

Angidi Veeriah, vice president, Mauritius;

Soman Baby, associate editor, Gulf Daily News, Bahrain;

Deepak Obhrai, MP, Canada;

Ylias Akhbaraly, businessman, Madagascar;

Tan Sri Vadeveloo, Malaysian senate president;

Ram Lakhania, the Netherlands community leader;

PNC Menon, philanthropist, Oman;

Paramananthan Naidoo, member of mayoral committee, Johannesburg;

J R Ganga Ramani, Abu Dhabi;

Baroness Sheela Flather, first ethnic minority councilor, the UK;

Prof C K Prahalad, distinguished management consultant; and

Prof Sumit Ganguly, expert on South Asia.

Further details are awaited.

Krishnakumar in Chennai
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