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Report and pics by Rajtilak Naik from Canacona
for Daijiworld Media Network - Goa (MB)

Partagal, Canacona, Apr 18: The prestigious 'Vidyadhiraj Award' for the year 2006 has been conferred on Infosys Technologies chairman Padma Bhushan Nandan Nilekani. The Award was presented in a special ceremony held at the Partagali Math at Partagal, Canacona-Goa.

Shreemad Vidhyadhiraj Teerth Shreepad Wader Swami of the Partagali Math is seen presenting the prestigious 'Vidyadhiraj Award' to Padma Bhushan Nandan Nilekani. Also seen are Shree Sadyojat Shankarashram Swami of the Chitrapur Math and others

Nilekani is seen expressing his sentiments after accepting the Award

The gathering

Padma Bhushan Nandan Nilekani

The Vidyadhiraj Award has been instituted by the Partagali Math, Goa and is presented every year to a peak personality from the Saraswat Community.
The award was presented by Shrimad Vidyadhiraj Teerth Shripad Wader Swami of the Partagali Math in the presence of Shri Sadyojat Shankarashram Swami of the Chitrapur Math and the chairman of the Partagali Math Committee Shrinivas Dempo.
The award carries a citation, a memento in the form of a replica of the ancient 'Vatavruksha' banyan tree at the Partagal and rupees twentyfive thousand in cash. 


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  • shridhar mani shanbhag, kumta/mumbai

    Sun, Aug 08 2010

    This is a good job . Every GSB/Saraswat should do something like this so that the people who are not able to attend such functions can view such programmes from the net. thanks

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