Follow Us:
Monday, August 08, 2022
Premium

SIES-Kanchi Seer awards for Devendra Fadnavis, UK scholar

Fadnavis will be presented the Public Leadership award.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
December 17, 2016 1:40:30 am
SIES-Kanchi Seer awards, Devendra Fadnavis, Fadnavis, Fadnavis award, indian express Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. (File Photo)

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and UK-based scholar John Ralston Marr will be honoured with the SIES-Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence Award on Sunday.

While Fadnavis will be presented the award for Public Leadership, Marr will be felicitated for his work in the International category at a function at the Shanmukhananda auditorium in the city on Sunday evening.

A scholar in Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu, Marr has been teaching Carnatic music theory for 30 years in England.

Other awardees include ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar for Science & Technology and Hari Katha exponent Kamala Murthy.

Subscriber Only Stories
Re-Defining The Tradition In Folk Art: An Art Educator’s PerspectivePremium
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS) launches undergraduate program...Premium
MIT World Peace University launches Five-Year Integrated B.Tech with MBA ...Premium
Bring Home The Ultimate Solution For The Whole Family With Airtel Xstream...Premium

The awards were instituted by the South Indian Education Society in 1998 in memory of the late Seer of Kanchi Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati who passed away in 1994 at the age of 100.

Each award carries a cash prize of Rs 2.5 lakh, a citation, a shawl and an ornamental lamp.

Past recipients of the awards include Shankar Dayal Sharma, A P J Abdul Kalam, R Chidambaram, Jayant Narlikar, Anil Kakodkar, Somnath Chatterjee, M S Subbulakshmi, Lata Mangeshkar, Nani Palkhivala, Verghese Kurien, Sunil Dutt, Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan.

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

First published on: 17-12-2016 at 01:40:30 am
Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments

Featured Post

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
X