12th Guru M.L. Koser Award 2016

The 12th annual "Guru Madan Lal Koser Award" instituted by Pracheen Kala Kendra for excellence in performing arts was presented at a scintillating function at Tagore Theatre on 27th February 2016. His Excellency Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, Hon’ble Governor of Haryana & Punjab and Administrator, Chandigarh was the Chief guest and conferred and award upon Sitar maestro Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan . Award carrying a cash prize of Rs. 1.00 lakh, a shawl, a citation and a memento for his lifetime contribution in popularizing Sitar in particular and Indian classical music in general. The award ceremony was followed by Sitar recital by Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan, Son & Disciple of Ustad Vilayat Khan Sahib.