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Honour for Sheila Dikshit

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be presented the first Mercy Ravi Award at a function to be held at the Mammen Mappillai Hall here on Saturday.

The award, instituted by the Mercy Ravi Foundation, is for “exemplary contribution to public life by a woman.”

Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony will present the award, which carries a purse of Rs.1 lakh and a citation. The function will be presided over by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and the keynote address will be delivered by Pradesh Congress Committee president Ramesh Chennithala.



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