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Mehta, Jasdev Singh honoured with Rajasthan Ratna award

by RajasthanDirect
Sep 02, 2013

Jaipur foot patron D R Mehta and veteran commentator Jasdev Singh were among seven eminent personalities who were presented the Rajasthan Ratna award here today.

Governor Margaret Alva felicitated them at a function attended by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his ministerial colleagues and others.

She honoured the state Ratna awardees with a cheque of Rs one lakh, a shawl and a citation.

Seven personalities, who had excelled themselves in various fields, were selected for the Rajasthan Ratna award recently.

They are founder of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti D R Mehta (social service), Jasdev Singh (commentary), Pandit Ramnarayan (sarangi player), late Nagendra Singh (law), late Kailash Sankhla (environment protection), late Hasrat Jaipuri (art and culture) and late Gavri Devi (Maand singer).

Pandit Ramnarayan’s son Brijnarayan received the award in his father’s absence.

Awards for late Hasrat Jaipuri, Kailash Sankhla, Nagendra Singh and Gavri Devi were also received by their kin.

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