Eminent Jurist Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer has been chosen for this year’s K.R. Narayanan award for his services to the nation. Instituted by the K.R. Narayanan Foundation in memory of the late President, the award is to honour individuals who have excelled in various fields. Earlier recipients of the award include former Speaker of the Kerala Assembly, K. Radhakrishnan, former ISRO Chairman G. Madhavan Nair and Jnanpith Award winner, O.N.V. Kurup.