Newsweek & The Daily Beast – Open Hands Prize Ceremony Guests: Ray Kelly, Nisha Pahuja and Others (Photos)

The first ever Newsweek & The Daily Beast—Open Hands Prize for Commentary goes to...Dilip D’Souza! In a special ceremony at the Asia Society in Manhattan Wednesday night, the Mumbai-based freelance writer took home $25,000 in prize money dedicated to promoting South Asian journalists. See the literary figures, South Asian experts and generous supporters who attended the party.

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