Lucknow, Feb 09: Bhajan maestro Anup Jalota has donated his YashBharti Award cash prize worth Rs 11 lakh to a Lucknow-based Trust to promote Bhagwat Gita through Urdu.
Earlier in the day UP chief minister conferred Yash Bharti upon Anup Jalota for 2013-14.
The award is one of the highest state level awards, conferred for excellence in literature, fine arts, folk music, classical music and sports and carries a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation and a shawl.
Yash Bharti is a very big honour and when we are facilitated in our home then it feels great. "I thank Akhilesh and his government for giving me this honour. The money which I have got from the government which is of Rs11 lakh has been donated to "help U" by which they will make a Jalota music academy and will record Bhagwat Gita in Urdu", he said.
New Delhi: Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has hailed Congress president Rahul Gandhi's comment on his controversial web show 'Sacred Games'. Netfl...