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- 18 Mar 2019, The Luxury Chronicle
India – Keshav Suri conferred prestigious Change-Maker-of-The-Year Award
Keshav Suri, Executive Director of the Lalit Suri Hospitality Group was conferred the ‘Change-Maker-of-The-Year’ award for his notable work for the empowerment of LGBTQIA community in India. The prestigious award was given away by former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and current Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley This joint award of Change-Maker-of-The-Year was conferred on all the key Petitioners Against IPC Sec 377, of which Mr Keshav Suri was a notable part.
The award was facilitated by the Hindu Business Line, the leading business daily published by The Hindu Group,to recognize and celebrate people and organisations who have brought about positive change in our society through their ideas and actions.
An eminent independent jury, chaired by Shri S Ramadorai, conducteda rigorous process of scrutiny and selection bench marked to global best practices. The selections were made after an elaborate process that began with the seeking of nominations, scrutinising and shortlisting them based on select parameters. Deloitte and Ashoka Foundation are the Knowledge Partners who worked on this, while Niiti Consulting, a social sector consultancy, helped validate shortlisted nominees.
About The LaLiT Hotels
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited is India’s largest and the fastest growing privately owned Hotel Company. The company offers Seventeen luxury hotels, with 3600 rooms in the five-star deluxe segment with eleven operational hotels and six under development/restoration (including three overseas). The operational hotels include The Lalit New Delhi, The Lalit Mumbai, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore, The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal (Kerala), The Lalit Jaipur, The Lalit Chandigarh & The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata. The Group has also forayed into mid-segment hotels under the brand – ‘The Lalit Traveller’. The first two hotels under this brand opened in Jaipur and Khajuraho with 25 more hotels planned in the next five years.