PM Modi receives first Lata Mangeshkar Award

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the first Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his selfless service to the nation and society at the 80th Annual Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award ceremony in Mumbai.

  • Addressing the award ceremony, Modi said that he dedicates this award to all the citizens of the country.

  • The award has been Established in the memory of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar.

  • The Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award aims to honour stalwarts in the fields of music, drama, art, medicine and social work.

  • Every year this award will be given to a person who has made outstanding, brilliant and extraordinary achievements for the country, its citizens and society.

  • This award will be given in the memory of Master Dinanathji who was a singer, composer and theatre artist, his significant contribution in the field of music has been a source of inspiration for the people of India.

  • The Dinanath Mangeshkar Memorial Award was organised in his honour by the Mangeshkar family.

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