For Shri Khushwant Singh – 1998

Sulabh “Honest Man of the Year Award for the year 1998 was conferred upon Sh. Khushwant Singh, journalist and author for his honesty and moral courage to speak out the truth through his brilliant and eminently readable writings. The award carried Rs. 10 lakhs, a golden plaque, a gold pendant and a citation.

The jury comprises of Mr. Justice Yadunath Sharan Singh and Mr. Justice S Shamsul Hasan, both retired judges of the Patna High Court, and Dr. Zeyauddin Ahmad, former Vice-Chancellor of the Dr. AMbedkar University, Muzzafarpur, Bihar