Sunil Dutt selected for National Amity Award

Last Updated: Jul 25, 2010, 16:38 PM IST

New Delhi: Late actor-politician Sunil Dutt has been selected for National Amity Award for his contribution to national integration.

The award instituted by NGO Foundation for Amity and National Solidarity comprises a citation and Rs one lakh, a release said.

Dutt`s daughter Priya Dutt, MP, will receive the award from Vice President Hamid Ansari at a function here on July 30.

Earlier recipients of the award include late Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande, writers Kushwant Singh and Maulana Wahiddudin Khan and eminent jurist Nani A Palkhiwala.

PTI

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