The 16th Rajiv Gandhi National Sad-bhavana Award was conferred on Dr. N. Radhakrishnan, Chair-man,Indian Council of Gandhian Studies in recognition of his outstanding work to promote Gandhian values, communal Harmony and Fight against Violence and Terrorism, at an impressive function held at Jawahar Bhavan, New Delhi on 20th August 2008. UPA Chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi offered him a bouquet while Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh welcomed him with a shawl. Chairman of the selection committee Dr. Karan Singh presented the Citation and the Award. Secretary of the Award Committee Sri. Motilal Vora proposed Vote of Thanks. A select gathering of over six hundred dignitaries attented the function.