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Pt. Kashalkar to be conferred National Tansen Samman this year


Bhopal : Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 19:48 IST

Eminent exponent of classical music Pandit Ullas Kashalkar will be conferred the National Tansen Samman of Madhya Pradesh government for 2017. This Award set up in Hindustani Classical Music includes Rs 2 lakh income tax free amount, shawl, shriphal and samman pattika. The Samman will conferred on Pt. Kashalkar in December 22 at Gwalior at the prestigious Tansen Sangeet Samaroh.

The decision to confer the award on Pandit Ullas Kashalkar was taken at the meeting of the selection committee held recently. Classical singer Pt. Satyajit Deshpande, Pakhawaj player Pt. Dalchand Sharma, Guitarist Dr. Kamla Shankar, Music reviewer Manjri Sinha and Ravindra Mishra took part in the meeting.

Pt. Kashalkar currently resides in Pune. He was born in a gharana devoted to music. His father Pt. N.D. Kashalkar was well-known musician and was a lawyer by profession. It was under his guidance that Ulhas Kashalkar learnt music. He got the guidance of Pt. Rajabhau Kogze and Professor Prabhakar Rao Khardnavdis. Pt. Kashalkar achieved great heights in the field of music with his untiring efforts and creative hard work. He has performed worldwide. Pt. Kashalkar has been awarded Padmashri, Sangeet Natak Academy Samman and Basavraj Rajguru Award.

Mahesh Dubey