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The winners take it all

Achievers from different walks of life were given awards by Maharana Mewar Foundation



royal splendour The award ceremony at City Palace in Udaipur

Shyam Benegal and Jagat Singh Mehta – Hakim Khan Sur Award.

Hakim, a Pathan, was a general under Rana Pratap and fought against the Moghuls in the epic battle of Haldi Ghati.

The award is given to people who have worked to promote national integration in their area of interest.

William Dalrymple – Colonel James Tod Award.

An international award instituted in the name of Colonel Tod, who was the East India Company’s political agent to the Western Rajput States. He spent great time and resources in collecting historical documents, inscriptions and genealogies of Rajput houses.

Tavleen Singh – Haldi Ghati Award.

Named after the historic battleground Haldi Ghati, this award is given to media personalities.

Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan – Maharana Udai Singh Award.

Instituted in the name of Maharana Udai Singh, who founded Udaipur, the award is given to people who have made a contribution in the field of environment.

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