Tulsi Samman

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The Tulsi Samman is a prestigious arts award presented annually by the government of Madhya Pradesh state in India.[1][2] The award is named after Tulsi Das, an Indian saint, poet and philosopher, best known as the author of Ramacharitamanas, an epic devoted to Lord Rama. This award is presented for outstanding achievement in one of the four categories of the tribal, traditional and folk arts. These categories are: art, theatre, dance and music.

Recipients[edit]

The recipients of the Tulsi Samman include:[3]

Year Name
1983-84 Pandit Girraj Prasad
Hirji Keshavji
1984-85 Bhagaban Sahu
1985-86 Neelamani Devi
Ganga Devi
1986-87 Sona Bai
1987-88 Mani Madhava Chakyar
Madanlal Nishaad
Bhulvaram Yadav
Fida Bai Markam
Devilal Nag
1988-89 V. Ganapati Sthapati
N. Veerappan
Jivya Soma Mashe
The Yakshagana troupe, Udupi
1989-90 Sakar Khan
Sadiq Khan
Bada Ghazi Khan
1990-91 Balappa Hukkeri
Balakrushna Dash
Jhaduram Devangan
1991-92 Chamruram Baghel
1993-94 Kogga Devanna Kamath
Arjun Singh Dhurve
1994-95 Belayudhan Nair
Umagraj Khiladi
1995-96 Manguni Das
1995-96 Mahasundari Devi
1997-98 Swami Harigovind
1998-99 Omprakash Tak
1999-2000 Puranchand and Pyarelal Wadali
2000-01 Purnachandra Das Baul
2001-02 Jonnalagadda Gurappa Chetty
2002-03 Ramkailash Yadav
2003-04 Ustad Ghulam Muhammad Saj Nawaj
2004-05 Prakash Chandra
2005-06 Swami Ramswaroop Sharma
2006-07 Lallu Vajpayee

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Tulsi Samman conferred on Bajpayee". Hindustan Times. February 16, 2007. Retrieved 2013-09-19. 
  2. ^ "MP govt announces winners of state awards". IBN Live News. Jul 27, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Rashtriya Tulsi Samman (in Hindi)". Department of Public relations, Madhya Pradesh Government website. 

2008-09 rangaswami vedar

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