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The prestigious 'Dr. Komal Kothari Smriti Life Time Achievement Lok Kala Puraskar' by West Zone Cultural Arts Center was presented to Jaipur's folk art expert Vijay Verma at his residence due to health reasons.
=> According to the instructions of Kalraj Mishra, Governor of Rajasthan and President of West Zone Cultural Center, Subir Kumar, Principal Secretary to Governor and Kiran Soni Gupta, Director of West Zone Cultural Center honored Vijay Verma by reaching Mansarovar's residence.
=> As a reward, Vijay Verma was given a shawl, a citation, a check of one lakh twenty five thousand five hundred rupees.
=> It is worth mentioning that this time for the 'Dr. Komal Kothari Memorial Life Time Achievement Folk Kala Puraskar' given by the Union Ministry of Culture's West Zone Cultural Center, Udaipur in the memory of the well-known art penetrator of Rajasthan, Dr. Komal Kothari, this time jointly Maharashtra Dr. Prakash Sahdev Khandge, an art sage from Thane and Vijay Verma of Jaipur were selected.
=> It is worth mentioning that Dr Komal Kothari is also known as 'Komal Da'. He did important work for the protection of folk arts.
=> He founded the Rupayana Sanstha in Borunda for the preservation of the folk arts of Rajasthan, folk music and instruments, search for the vanishing arts, etc.
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