Eminent citizens to be honoured in Chennai
Chennai, Aug. 25:
The Ambassador Group of Hotels will honour eminent personalities from Chennai for their contributions in their respective fields.
The group will give away the ‘Doyens of Madras’ awards on Friday, August 29 as part of its CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities and to celebrate Madras Day.
The awardees are V. Shanta, Chairperson, Cancer Institute; S.S. Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya; Kris Srikkanth, former captain of the Indian cricket team; T.S. Krishnamurthy, former Chief Election Commissioner; M. Narendra, CMD, Indian Overseas Bank; E. Balagurusamy, former Vice-Chancellor, Anna University; and Suresh Krishna, CMD, Sundram Fasteners.
Awardees will be given a citation, a shawl and a painting of Madras from the 1900s. Mumbai-headquartered Ambassador Group has hotels in Mumbai, Aurangabad and Chennai.
The award ceremony coincides with the Chennai property’s 40th year.