Live Lokmat Award presentation ceremony
On Wednesday 9, 2011; the presentation of Maharashtrian of the Year Awards which be familiar with illustrious persons from special social sectors will be held at Hotel Taj in Mumbai.
The awards which have been institute by Lokmat Media Limited and Gupta Corporation will honor the famous persons from different social sectors like arts, sports, politics, literature, industry and social work at the function. The function will be attend by chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, Union minister for sports and youth welfare Ajay Maken further prominent personalities from different social fields in Maharashtra. The award presentation ceremony will thus honor the finest diamonds from special fields and thus offer Maharashtra ideals in these respective fields.
The Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year Award thus has honored the well-known contribution of prominent persons, who has bring laurels to Maharashtra and left their footprint in sectors similar to social service, fine arts, politics, profession, science and technology and entertainment. The prominent persons not presently did illustrious contribution to these sectors but also gave a new impetus to growth of their respective sectors.
The choice of the award winner was done by the panel of jury and also voting by lakhs of readers of Lokmat Media Network through SMS campaign and facebook voting
The jury comprises Justice (reta.) B.N. Deshmukh, Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, Leela Poonawala, Rajdeep Sardesai, Anna Hazare, Gulzar and Dilip Vengsarkar were consulted to select the winner of Maharashtrian of the Year award from every category. The participation of a very huge number of youths who registered their votes all the way through Facebook was unique of the winner selection process.
The Maharashtrian of the Year awards have been instituted by Lokmat Media Limited and Gupta Coal.
While IBN Lokmat and Global Advertiser are media partners for these awards. The Lokmat connect is the event manager and Hindustan Times is initiative partner.