The CNN IBN News Channel announced CNN IBN Indian of the year 2014 Awards winners list on 17th March 2015, CM K. Chandrashekar Rao Indian of the year 2014 Popular Choice Award was awarded.
The award was received by Sri K. Keshava Rao on behalf of the Chief Minister at New Delhi “Taj Palace”. It’s Clearly shows that the first CM of Newly formed state telangana Mr. KCR following in india.This is the 9th Edition of the awards which were introduced in 2006.
Indian Vice-President Mohammed Hameed Ansari presented the awards to the winners. The ninth edition of the star studded event saw the presence of many politicians, celebs and socialites, including Union Finance and I&B Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Minorities Affairs minister Dr Najma Heptulla, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, actress Kushboo, former NZ cricketer Chris Harris, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee, among others.
Aishwarya Majumzar and “India’s Rockstar” winner Ritu Raj Mohanty performed during the grand event on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was selected as the Indian of the Year 2014.
Kerala DIG (Intelligence) P Vijayan won the Indian of the Year Popular Choice Award along with Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao.
While Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) chairman N Chandrasekharan won the award in business category, notable writer Chetan Bhagat received it under entertainment category.
CNN IBN Indian of the year 2014 Awards winners
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year: Narendra Modi
Lifetime Achievement Award: ISRO team
Outstanding Achievement Award: Azim Premji, Kailash Satyarthi
Special Achievement Award: Kangana Ranaut
Popular Choice Award: K Chandrasekhar Rao, P Vijayan
Sports: Jitu Rai
Business: N Chandrasekaran
Entertainment: Chetan Bhagat
Public Service: Tongam Rina
Politics: Arun Jaitley
Global Indian: Satya Nadella