Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao here today presented Aditya Birla Kala Shikhar Award for Excellence in Hindustani classical music to renowned vocalist of the Kirana gharana, Dr Prabha Atre.
The Kala Shikhar award carries a silver memento, citation and a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh, an official statement from the Raj Bhavan said.
The governor also presented the Kala Kiran Award to Savani Shende-Sathye and Anal Chatterjee. This award carries a cash prize of Rs 75,000.
The awards were presented at Royal Opera House in Mumbai. President of Sangit Kala Kendra, Rajashree Birla, was present on the occasion.
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