New Delhi, Feb 18: India TV is all set to honour the youth icons of the nation with the first edition of the Yuva Awards at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi today.
The awards, to be given away in six categories, namely Politics, Sports, Music, Film, Television and Business are an aspirational salute to those yuva icons, who through their grit and determination have inspired many and shown exemplary leadership & extraordinary excellence in respective fields with achievements much bigger than their age.
The winners have been decided basis a stringent process of nominations through a nation-wide research by a well known research agency followed by audience votes.
The detailed deliberations by the esteemed Jury, chaired by Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and including the Chairman & editor in chief, India TV Rajat Sharma, Cricketing legend Kapil Dev, VLCC founder Padmshri Vandana Luthra and Prof. Pushpesh Pant.
Apart from most of the nominees, the event will be attended by a host of personalities that include Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers, MPs, Prominent leaders from the opposition, top personalities from Bollywood, Sports & business & media.