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=> The most prestigious festival of the country and the world in the field of Indian classical music, the World Sangeet Samagam 'Tansen Samaroh' was inaugurated in a grand and colorful way at Sangeetdhani Gwalior.
=> The Tansen ceremony was duly inaugurated by the guests on a grand and attractive stage built on the theme of Omkareshwar, the Siddheshwar temple near the Samadhi of Sangeet Samrat Tansen at Hazira, Gwalior.
=> The country's eminent sitar player Pt. Karthik Kumar (Mumbai) and eminent ghatma player P. Vikku Vinayakram (Chennai) were honored with the 'National Kalidas Samman' for the year 2013 and 2014 respectively.
=> Both the eminent music seekers were presented with an income tax-free honor amount of Rs 2 lakh, citation plaque and shawl-shriphal in the form of Rashtriya Kalidas Samman.
=> On this occasion, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has increased the honor amount of Tansen adornment and Kalidas adornment to Rs 5 lakh each and on the lines of Tansen ceremony, organized 'Baiju Bawra Samaroh' in memory of the great music sage Baiju Bawra, contemporary of Sangeet Samrat Tansen. also announced the launch.
=> The Chief Minister said that the centenary celebrations of Tansen Samaroh, to be organized in the memory of the great music sage Tansen, would be celebrated with pomp and grandeur in the year 2024.
=> On this occasion, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia along with other guests also released a book focused on Pt. Ravi Shankar.
=> It is worth mentioning that the Tansen ceremony was started in the year 1924 during Scindia's reign itself. This is the 97th Tansen ceremony.
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