Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to be honored with the first Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award. He will be awarded at the 80th annual Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards ceremony on April 24th. The award was instituted in the memory and honor of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. She passed away at the age of 92 years in Mumbai earlier this year. The Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratishthan charitable trust, in a statement said; This award will be given every year to only one individual who has made path-breaking, spectacular and exemplary contributions to our nation, its people, and our society.
Narendra Modi will receive the award for selfless service to the nation and society.
PM Modi will receive the award for selfless service to the nation and society. The trust further said, Modi is an international statesman who has put India on the path of global leadership. The spectacular progress that has, and, is taking place in every aspect and dimension of our beloved nation is driven and inspired by him. He is indeed one of the greatest leaders our great nation has seen in its glorious history of thousands of years.
PM Modi had attended Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral in Mumbai to pay his last respects to the legendary singer. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to name a ‘chowk’ in Ayodhya after Bharat Ratna singer Lata Mangeshkar. April 24th marks the 80th death anniversary of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar, the singing legend’s father. The award ceremony will take place at Mumbai’s Shanmukhanand Hall.