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President presents Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

President presents Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

President Ram Nath Kovind on 18 Feb presented the award Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony on 18 Feb 2019.

Exponent of Manipuri dance Rajkumar Singhajit Singh was given the award for the year 2014.

Chhayanaut, a cultural organization of Bangladesh was given the award for 2015 for its role in the promotion of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's works and Bangla arts.

Renowned sculptor and scholar Ram Vanji Sutar was given the award for 2016.

Tagore Award

Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony was instituted by the Government from 2012 recognizing the contributions made by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore to humanity.

It is awarded annually and carries an amount of One Crore rupees, a citation in a Scroll, a Plaque as well as an exquisite traditional handicraft or handloom item.

Rabindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian laureate to get the Nobel Prize.

He gave the national anthem to India.

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