Kerala Government Presents Special Award to Yesudas

Kerala Government presented a special award to eminent playback singer and carnatic vocalist K J Yesudas for his overall contributions in diverse fields.

Published: 11th September 2014 06:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2014 06:37 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Government presented a special award to eminent playback singer and carnatic vocalist K J Yesudas for his overall contributions in diverse fields.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy bestowed the honour on Yesudas at a function held at the Durbar Hall of the government secretariat here.

The award comprised a purse of of Rs one lakh and a citation.

After receiving the award, the veteran singer said all political parties should stand united in the case of development programmes.

Cultural Affairs Minister K C Joseph and Opposition leader V S Achutanandan were also present.

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