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Santoor Maestro Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya to get Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2019
Trans World Features | @twfindia | 16 Jul 2019
Kolkata, July 16: Santoor Maestro Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya has just got the news that he shall be conferred upon with the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2019.

Giving his reactions, Pdt Bhattacharya said, "it was a long overdue recognition serving the Indian classical music for over 4 decades but nonetheless I am elated and extremely satisfied and on this auspicious day of Guru Purnima I dedicate the award to my Guruji Bharat Ratna Pdt Ravi Shankar and also to my father and my first Guru Pdt Robi Bhattacharya and Pdt Dulal Roy."

 

"This gives me more impetus to spread the music across continents and make Indian classical music a global phenomenon and popular among masses," he said.