ITC SRA is proud to announce that our revered Guru, sarod maestro Pandit
Gupta has been conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan award for 2012.
The award was given to him at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati
Bhawan on March 26th, by the President of India, Smt Pratibha Patil.
As a part of the ongoing commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of
Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the Sangeet Natak Akademi has instituted a
one-time honour of Tagore Samman to be awarded to 100 personalities of
the age of 75 years and above who had made significant contribution in
the field of performing arts. In December 2011, they selected 50 eminent
personalities in the field of performing arts for the Tagore Akademi
Ratna and 50 eminent personalities for the Tagore Akademi Puraskar. We
are proud to announce that, Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta has been cited for
the Tagore Akademi Ratna for 2011.
Arun Bhaduri has been awarded 2 awards in 2011. The first , Murshidabad
Zilla Ratna was conferred on him on September 26, 2011 and the Lifetime
Achievement Award from the Salt Lake Cultural Association on December