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DU honour Amitabh, Suu Kyi (The Hin

Subject: DU honour Amitabh, Suu Kyi (The Hindu, 29/1/97)

DU to honour Amitabh, Suu Kyi
The Hindu (New Delhi), 29/1/97.
NEW DELHI, Jan. 28.
Nobel laureate and Burmese political leader, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, and 
super hero Amitabh Bachchan, are among the 14 former students of Delhi 
University who will be awarded the Distinguished Alumni Awards at the 
inaugural function of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Capital's 
largest Central University.
Other old students who will be conferred the award are Urdu poet Ali 
Sardar jafri; painter Anjolic Ela Menon; industrialist, Dr. Bharat Ram; 
statistician, Prof. C. R. Rao., playwright Girish Karnad; veteran 
Parliamentarian, Mr. Indrajit Gupta; chairperson of the Indira Gandhi 
National Centre for Arts and Indologist, Ms. Kapila Vatsyayan; 
parliamentarian, Ms. Meira Kumar; economist and bureaucrat, Dr. Montek 
Singh Ahluwalia; former Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University, Prof. Sarup 
Singh; sarod maestro Sharan Ran! Backilwal; and Kathak danseuse Shovana 
The awardees were selected by a committee set up by the Executive Council 
under the chairmanship of Mr. justice R. S. Pathak. Other members on the 
committee were Prof. Abid Hussain and Prof. M.G.K. Menon. The awards will 
be presented by the President who is also the Visitor of the University.