Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the first ‘Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award’ at a glittering perform in Shanmukhananda Hall, right here on Sunday night.
As per his personal request, Modi didn’t sit on dais however occupied a entrance seat among the many viewers and walked onto the stage when his title was introduced to simply accept the honour as a commoner.
Present on the event have been virtually the whole Mangeshkar clan, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Minister Subhash Desai, although Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray saved away reportedly as his title didn’t determine within the official invite.
This is the primary award instituted in reminiscence of the late Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar, the melody queen of India, who handed away in Mumbai on February 6, on the age of 92.
(With inputs from IANS)