Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, on August 11, was honoured with the – Society Excellence Award 2018 – by Magna Publishing Society and Hothur Foundation in New Delhi. Mungantiwar received the award from senior journalist Rajat Sharma and actress Raveena Tandon. The politician was awarded for his remarkable contribution in political and social fields.
Expressing happiness on receiving the award, Mungantiwar said, “I am delighted to receive this award. Getting recognized by such awards infuses more energy and zeal to work better.”
At the award function, several other people from the fields of films, sports, business, media, glamour and politics were also awarded.
Sudhir Mungantiwar, in the past, has been honored with various prestigious awards. Some of these awards include: Lieutenant JL Nardekar memorial award for outstanding work done for blind and the crippled, Best Performing Minister Award by Afternoon Voice, Maharashtrian of the Year Award by Lokmat Media Group, India Today special award for working towards Maharashtra’s economic development, Chhaya Dixit Foundation Award for outstanding work of tree plantation, etc. Mungantiwar’s massive tree plantation drive has also been praised by PM Narendra Modi on his radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat.’