KOCHI: V.R. Krishna Iyer, former Supreme Court judge, has been selected for the Neethiratna award instituted by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the best human rights activist. The award consists of a citation and plaque. Sebastian Paul, MP, chairman of the award jury, said here on Thursday that Mr. Iyer was selected for the award for his contributions towards protection of human rights. — Staff Reporter

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