CHENNAI: The Raja-Lakshmi award for the year 2008 will be presented to table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal and chess player Koneru Humpy on November 19 in the city, a release from the Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation said.
The award carries prize money of Rs. 1 lakh, a citation and a memento. The awardees will also receive the Dr. K.V. Rao and Dr. Jyoti Rao award of $2,000 in association with the Telugu Fine Arts Society, New Jersey.