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Pan-IIT 2008: A star-studded affair

December 24, 2008

Text: Shobha Warrier

Dignitaries from all over the world and every walk of life had assembled at IIT-Madras for Pan-IIT 2008.

Among them were world chess champion Viswanathan Anand, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, Stephen P Cohen, fellow of the Brooking Institution, and Kishore Mahbubani, former Singapore ambassador to the Unite Nations.

The Student Activity Centre at IIT-Madras was full to the brim much before Anand and his wife Aruna arrived.

Anand, who recently won the World Chess Championship at Bonn, was felicitated by Professor M S Ananth, director, IIT-Madras.

Image: Viswanathan Anand at the Pan-IIT 2008: A star-studded affair 2008. | Photograph: Sreeram Selvaraj

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