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Bihar: NRI scholar conferred 'Glory of India' award

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Patna, May 23: Noted scholar and linguist from Bihar M J Warsi has been selected for the prestigious 'Glory of India' award for this year by the London based India International Friendship Society (IIFS).

Hailing from Darbhanga district in north Bihar, Dr Warsi migrated to the US a few years ago. Presently he teaches in the department of Asian and Eastern language and literatures in Washington University.

Known for his extraordinary knowledge on the basis of many languages in the world, Dr Warsi has also written a number of books on language and communications.

Among the previous receipients of the coveted global award include Mother Teresa, former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, former CBI Director Joginder Singh and film personality Dev Anand in recognition of their 'unmatched contribution' in respective fields.

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