Dr Manmohan Singh becomes Prime Minister at a time when the country was on the edge: Sonia Gandhi

We are privileged to have a distinguished jurist as chief guest to present the award to Dr. Manmohan Singh. Justice Thakur has left behind his imprint as Chief Justice of India and has continued to be a forceful voice for the independence of the judiciary, a vital ingredient of our democracy that has become all the more crucial in these troubled times.