Mumbai, Jan 1 (UNI) Noted social activist Shailesh Gandhi will be awarded the third ''Nani A Palkhivala Civil Liberties Award'' for preservation and protection of civil liberties in the country.
A panel of judges, comprising Justice M N Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice S N Variava and Justice Sujata Manohar, decided upon Mr Gandhi's name.
Mr Gandhi has also been associated with the propagation of the Right to Information Act (RTI).
The award will be presented here on January 11 at Tata Theatre, a release stated.
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