Sangeet Natak Akademi Amrit Awards

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    Source: GS1/ Art & Culture

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    • Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar presented the one-time Sangeet Natak Akademi Amrit Awards to 84 artistes from the field of performing arts.

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    • The awards are given to Indian artistes aged above 75 years who have not been accorded any national honour in their career so far.
    • The recipients are selected by the Akademi’s General Council, consisting of distinguished musicians, dancers, theatre artists and scholars in these disciplines and nominees of the Central government, state governments, and Union Territories.
    • The award carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh, besides a ‘Tamrapatra’ and ‘Angavastram’.

    Source: TH