Karnataka honours Dravid with state award

Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2001, 1:45 [IST]
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Bangalore: IT major Wipro chief Azim Premji and Indian cricket team vice-captain Rahul Dravid have been chosen by the Karnataka government for this year's Rajyotsava (state) awards, in recognition of their outstanding contribution.

While the government decided to honour Premji with the state award for achieving excellence in the IT sector, Dravid, the stylish batsman, gets the award for his contribution to the field of cricket. The government has also chosen 56 others who had enriched various fields of arts including music

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