A high-profile jury has chosen Poddar for this prestigious award, it said.
The release said that Adish C Agarwal, president of International Council of Jury (ICJ) and chairman of All India Bar Association (AIBA) informed Poddar about his being chosen for the award.
Poddar will get the award at the International Conference of Jurists function on March 25 in Mumbai, the release said.
The function is organised by ICJ, AIBA and Indian Council of Jurists, the release said.
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