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Jawahar Lal Sarin bestowed with France’s highest civilian honour “Knight of Legion of Honour”

Jawahar Lal Sarin, the president of the Alliance Francaise de Delhi’s governing body, has been bestowed with France’s highest civilian honour “Knight of the Legion of Honour”. The award was presented to Sarin by Ambassador of France Alexandre Ziegler in recognition of his outstanding contribution to enhancing Indo-French cultural cooperation and promoting the French language. ..

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France’s highest honour ‘Legion d’ Honneur’ for John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been conferred the greatest French honour ‘Legion d’ Honneur’. He was addressed by his French counterpart as “most French of American officials” i.e. Francophone or Francophile. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault also called him “tireless champion of peace”. It was Kerry’s French heritage and fondness of France which ..

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