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Yechury to get FIMA excellence award

Tuesday, 10 April 2007 - 10:08pm IST | Agency: Agencies
Federation of Indian Muslim Associations (FIMA), a Kuwait-based apex body of 13 Indian Muslim associations has chosen three prominent Indians for its 2007 excellence award.

DUBAI: Federation of Indian Muslim Associations  (FIMA), a Kuwait-based apex body of 13 Indian Muslim associations has chosen three prominent Indians for its 2007 excellence award. 


The honour, to be presented at a mega event to mark the federation’s 10th anniversary on April 13, is to be conferred on CPI(M) Polit bureau member Sitaram Yechury, retired judge of the Supreme Court and former Tamil Nadu Governor Justice Fatima Beevi and a retired IAS officer Harsh Mandar.


Renowned Muslim scholar and former MP Abdussamad Samadani will be the guest of honour, FIMA President Kareen Irfan said, adding these dignitaries always fought for the cause of minorities and promoted secularism through their writings, speeches and works. FIMA, established in 1996, has honoured several prominent Indian personalities in the past like Sonia Gandhi and Dilip Kumar among others.


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