Tagore Awards for Cultural Harmony for the Years 2014, 2015 and 2016

Advertisement




The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 to Shri Rajkumar Singhajit Singh, Chhayanaut (a cultural organisation of Bangladesh) and Shri Ram Vanji Sutar respectively. Shri Rajkumar Singhajit Singh is a highly accomplished and senior most guru, exponent, chorographer, prolific writer and scholar of Manipuri dance. His name is synonymous with the propagation of Manipuri dance both in and outside Manipur. Chhayanaut is a cultural organization of Bangladesh which has played a leading role in the promotion of Tagore’s works and Bangla arts and literature not only within Bangladesh, but all across the world. It has also rushed to the aid of people at times of famines, floods or riots, bringing people together to resolve crisis with songs of protest on their lips. Shri Ram Vanji Sutar is a renowned sculptor and scholar. He has made more than 600 monumental sculptures in last eighty years. He has sculptured the mammoth 182 meter high statue of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, the world’s tallest statue (The Statue of Unity) which has recently been installed at Sardar Sarovar Dam, Gujarat.

RSS GK Current Affairs

  • India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions
    Union HRD Minister virtually releases "India Rankings 2020" for Higher Educational Institutions in New Delhi. The Ministry of HRD has taken this important initiative of creating a National Institution
  • Top Brands in India 2020
    Brand Finance is the world's leading independent brand valuation consultancy has published the list of top brands for each sector in India for the year 2020. The impact of COVID-19 based on the effect
  • Important Days
    Important Days in January 2020January 1Army Medical Corps Establishment DayJanuary 8African National Congress Foundation DayJanuary 10World Laughter DayJanuary 9Pravasi Bharatiya DivasJanuary 11Death
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
    Founded on: 7 April 1948. Head Quarter: Geneva, Switzerland Director-General: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Member Country: 194 WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a dat
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
    Foundation Date : 29 October 1919 Headquarter: Geneva, Switzerland Member Countries: 187 Director General: Guy Ryder Origins and history The ILO was founded in 1919, in the wake of a destructive w
  • Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    Foundation Date : 8th August,1967 Headquarter : Bangkok, Thailand Secretary General: Dato Lim Jock Hoi Member Countries: 10 About ASEAN The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was establ
  • The Arab League
    Foundation Date : March 22, 1945 Headquarter : Cairo(Egypt) Secretary General : Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit Member Countries : 22 About The League of Arab States The Arab League is an organization that con
  • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    Foundation Date : November, 1989 Headquarter : Singapore Executive Director : Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria Member Countries : 21 About APECThe idea of APEC was firstly publicly broached by former Prime
  • Amnesty International
    Foundation Date: 1961 Headquarter: London Secretary General : Julie Verhaar (Acting) About Amnesty International: In 1961, British lawyer Peter Benenson was outraged when two Portuguese students were
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    Foundation Date : December 19th 1966 Headquarter : Manila President : Masatsugu Asakawa Member Countries : From 31 members at its establishment in 1966, ADB has grown to encompass 68 members of whic

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*