RecipientsRecent recipients of the Tulsi Samman include
|2004-05 ||Prakash Chandra |
|2005-06 ||Swami Ramswaroop Sharma |
|2006-07 ||Lallu Vajpayee|
The Kalidas Samman is a prestigious arts award presented annually in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. The award is named after Kālidāsa, an Indian poet and dramatist who wrote classical Sanskrit literature. , Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP) often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. ... was a Sanskrit poet and dramatist, his title Kavikulaguru (Preceptor of All Poets) bearing testimony to his stature. ...'
Literature in Sanskrit, one of Indias two oldest languages, and the basis of several modern languages in India. ...
The Kalidas Samman was first awarded in 1980, and is conferred in alternate years in the fields of Music and Dance. In 1985, the awards were combined into one, and two more fields were added: Painting and Theatre. The award is presented for outstanding achievement in one of the four categories.
|2006-07 ||Puttaraj Kavi Gavai ||Classical Music |
|Sonal Mansingh ||Classical Dance |
|Vimal Lath ||Theatre |
|Shanti Dave ||Plastic Arts |
|2007-08 ||Balwant Rai Bhatt ||Classical Music |
|C.V. Chandrashekhar ||Classical Dance |
|Babasaheb Purandare ||Theatre |
|Satish Gujral ||Plastic Arts|