Yuvraj Singh Awarded Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards

Yuvraj Singh's foundation 'YouWeCan' won accolades for its work in cancer awareness while Virender Sehwag's wife Aarti bagged an award for "creating a world class school"

updated: September 01, 2014 23:20 IST
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Yuvraj Singh had battled cancer through the 2011 World Cup.

New Delhi: India cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Pakistani journalist Reema Abassi were awarded the fifth Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards along with 24 others.

While Yuvraj's foundation 'YouWeCan' has bagged the award for the "best charity" for its work in the field of cancer awareness, Abassi, who shot to fame with her documentation of temples in Pakistan, won the award for the "best literary personality" of the year for her book "Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience".

Cricketer Virender Sehwag's wife, Aarti Sehwag took away the award for "creating a world class school" after establishing the Sehwag International School, the former's dream project.

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