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SRK honours His Holiness The 14thDalai Lama with Santokbaa Award
This was the first time that His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama was in Surat.
By: Diamond World News Service
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Jan 3 2015 2:36PM
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Lighting of the lamp at the 7th Santokbaa Award_ L-R Govind Dholakia, His Holiness The Dalai Lama, His Excellence Gujarat Governor OP Kohli
Lighting of the lamp at the 7th Santokbaa Award_ L-R Govind Dholakia, His Holiness The Dalai Lama, His Excellence Gujarat Governor OP Kohli
SRK welcomed New Year with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who visited SRK Empire. The messenger of peace & kindness headed to SRK Surat based manufacturing facility on January 2, 2015.

It was for the first time that the spiritual leader toured Diamond City, Surat. SRK Foundation established by Govind Dholakia (Founder & Chairman SRK), felicitated His HolinessThe 14thDalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso with Santokbaa Award On January 2, 2015. His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Noble Prize Winner 1989) was conferred with the Honour for his efforts to make world a peaceful place & restlessly spreading only one religion, which is religion of Kindness.

The Santokbaa Award was conferred to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by the hands of O P Kohli – Governor of Gujarat State. SRK Foundation Handed over Cheque Worth Rs, 25,00,000 and a Diamond Studded Trophy to His Holiness.

Santokbaa Award is given to luminary personalities who has served society with compassion, truth, dedication & selflessness & whose efforts have brought Smile on other’s face. The award is in memory of SRK Founder Govind Dholakia’s Late Mother “Santokbaa”.

In the past, Santokbaa Award has been conferred to personalities like Dr. Sam Pitroda (Father of Indian Telecom Revolution), Dr. Verghese Kurian (AMUL Founder & Father of White Revolution in India), Dr. HL Trivedi (Globally Renowned Kidney Transplant Surgeon), Professor M.S. Swaminathan (Father of Green Revolution in India), Shri Narayan Desai (Renowned Gandhian and Humanitarian)&Smt. Poornimaben Pakvasa (Freedom Fighter and Woman Empowerer). These Personalities uplifted the standards of humanity and worked selflessly for the betterment of society.

His Holiness, during his two and a half day tour to Surat also interacted with students and fellow Tibetans at Seminar organized by SRK Foundation. He also spoke on ‘Ethics in Business in Current Century’ at a session, with prominent business personalities across the country.

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