Presidential award to Professor Yamuna Kachru

Tej Bhatia tkbhatia at MAILBOX.SYR.EDU
Tue Sep 5 12:14:02 UTC 2006

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I am pleased to let you know that Yamuna Kachru, Emeritus Professor 
in Linguistics, will be awarded the Presidential Award from the 
President of India. This is a highly pretigious award which speaks to 
Prof. Yamuna Kachru's distinguished research record and stellar 
reputation as one of the premiere experts on the Hindi language and 
Linguistics. The award will be presented to Prof. Kachru by India's 
president Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam at a ceremony at the Presidential 
Palace in New Delhi on September 14, 2006, at 5 PM. Prof. Kachru is 
one of four recipients of this distinguished award this year. Please 
join me in congratulating Yamuna on this well deserved honor and 


Abbas Benmamoun

Tej K. Bhatia
Linguistics & Cognitive Sciences

312 HBC, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York 13244-1160
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