for his great service in the field of refereeing and also as a special appreciation to him for having represented our country in many international events. The Anniversary function will be held at Annai Sathya Stadium, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu on 25th July-2015 at 18:37 (Saturday).
The Trust has been conferring this award since 2009. The following eminent referees have received the awards so far: Mr V Ceciline Michel Vino – 2009 (Tamilnadu), Mr Peter Divakar Santhosh- 2010 (Telungana), Mr V Rajan- 2011 (Tamilnadu), Mr M H Khan- 2012 (Rajasthan), Mr Gens V Varghese -2013 (Kerala).
The Mamannan Raja Raja Cholan Rural Basketball Development Trust at Thanjavur, Tamilnadu was started during the year 2007 with the aim of helping rural students showcase their talents. It has been founded by Asiad Rameshkumar Durairaju, International Basketball Referee (FIBA) and coach.