Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on 10 June 2015 conferred with the prestigious 14th Sant Namdev National Award at a function in Pune, Maharashtra. He was awarded for promoting peace, communal harmony and universal brotherhood.
The award was given by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on behalf of the Sarhad Foundation.
Badal was honoured with a citation, a prize amount of 101000 rupees and a memento by the foundation. As a goodwill gesture, the Chief Minister returned the award money to the foundation and urged to utilise it towards the ongoing socio-cultural programmes and other development activities.
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When: 10 June 2015