Lord Bilimoria Awarded


Receives International Indian of The Year Title

Lord Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer, was awarded the title of ‘International Indian of the Year’ by India Link International this week.

India Link International is a magazine for Indian diaspora published from the UK. It celebrated its 21st anniversary with its annual awards ceremony where the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Dr Virander Paul was a special guest, alongside Lord Swraj Paul, Lord Raj Loomba, Honourable Bob Blackman MP Harrow East, Mr Niraj Gupta, Managing Director Punjab National Bank International and Justice Sir Mota Singh, who was the first Indian to become a Judge in the UK.

A number of accolades were presented on the night. The most prestigious award of International Indian of the year 2014-2015 was bestowed to Lord Karan Bilimoria, who also gave the annual lecture.

Lord Bilimoria commented: “I am immensely humbled that my work and experience has been recognised in such as a flattering manner.

“The Indian community in the UK is a vibrant and collaborative network of hard working, ambitious and inspirational people, and so to be selected as International Indian of the Year is something I will truly cherish.”


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