The Madhya Pradesh Government has announced its prestigious national and state level awards including the Kalidas Samman Award. Culture Minister Lakshmikant Sharma announced the awards during a press conference on August 10th at Bhopal. He also announced other national and state-level awards.
Kalidas Samman is a National Level recognition for outstanding acheivement in any of the 4 following fields…Dance, Music, Painting and Theatre . Professor. C.V. Chandrashekhar is among the awardees, receiving the same for his contribution to Bharathanatyam. The award carries a cash award and a citation.
According to Wikipedia, previous awardees include :-
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