Ex-President Pratibha Patil conferred Mexico’s highest civilian honour

Former President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has been conferred the ‘Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca’ (Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle), Mexico’s highest civilian award given to foreigners, on Saturday. The Ambassador of Mexico to India conferred the award to Patil in Pune. She’s only the second Indian head of state, after late former President S Radhakrishnan, to get the award.