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Fali S. Nariman awarded 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award

Eminent jurist Fali S. Nariman (89) was awarded 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration.
Fali S. Nariman awarded 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award
  • He was presented the award by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at a function held in New Delhi.

About Fali S. Nariman:

  • He is one of India's most distinguished constitutional lawyers and has argued several leading cases.
  • He was the senior advocate to Supreme Court of India since 1971 and has remained the President of Bar Association of India since 1991.
  • He is an internationally recognised jurist on international arbitration.
  • He was the Additional Solicitor General of India from May 1972- June 1975.
  • He has been awarded Padma Bhushan (1991), Padma Vibhushan (2007)and Gruber Prize for Justice (2002).
  • He was nominated by the President as member of Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Parliament for a single term (1999-2005).

About the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award:

  • The award was instituted in 1999 by Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management in memory of India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.
  • It is awarded annually to an Indian who is an exceptionally outstanding and distinguished business leader, management practitioner, public administrator, educator or institution builder for his/her sustained individual contributions and achievements.
  • The award consists of a cash award of Rs. 5,00,000 plus a citation and plaque. 
  • In 2017, it was awarded to Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International.

Question:

Q. Which eminent jurist was awarded 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration?
a. Fali T. Nariman
b. Fali R. Nariman
c. Fali S. Nariman
d. None of the above
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