Punjab Rattan Award

Punjab Rattan Award

The Punjab Rattan Award, is an award given by the Government of Punjab for exceptional excellence and achievement in the service of Punjab or international level in the field of art, literature, culture, science, technology, politics and achievements at the international level. The award consists of the Punjab Rattan Award itself, Punjabi silver plaque and a Punjab Rattan Award citation. The prestigious award, in Punjab, is considered to be as prized and valued as the much sought after Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award.


The Punjab Rattan Award, is considered so valuable in Punjab that some have made accusations that political parties in the past have used it, by awarding it, to win allies and political advantage. [ [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/175834.cms Akali leader slaps legal notice against Punjab CM-India-The Times of India ] ]


External links

* [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1932880.cms]
* [http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060621/punjab.htm]
* [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/175834.cms]

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