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Thiru Sivakumar Nadesan, a renowned editor of a major Tamil newspaper in Sri Lanka, will be conferred with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA), India’s maximum honour for the associates of the Indian diaspora.

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Nadesan, the Running Director of Categorical Newspapers, will be conferred with the maximum Indian authorities award for abroad Indians by President Droupadi Murmu at the seventeenth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Conference in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, from January 8-ten.

Nadesan has been picked for the honour for his contribution to the welfare of the Indian group, the Indian Significant Fee right here claimed in a assertion.

Nadesan is the present President of the Sri Lanka chapter of the International Organisation of Persons of Indian-origin and has been performing relentlessly for group welfare. He initiated a fundraiser to aid stranded Indian citizens in Sri Lanka in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, it claimed.

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He actively encourages enterprise and cultural exchanges among India and Sri Lanka and has been instrumental in inviting quite a few Indian artists to conduct in Sri Lanka. More, he has supported numerous initiatives pertaining to classical and conventional fields these as Carnatic tunes in Sri Lanka, it claimed.

Nadesan is the 2nd Sri Lankan countrywide to be honoured with the award. Thiru Mano Selvanathan was conferred with the award in 2011 for his contributions in the enterprise sphere.