Maharana Mewar Foundation Awards 2012
Prestigious Maharana Mewar Foundation Awards were given away in a grand ceremony in Maanak Chowk of City Palace of Udaipur on Sunday February 26, 2012. Those who were conferred in various categories included Aruna Singhania and Dr Keerti Jain for their distinguished services in the medical field. The Haarit Hrishi award was given to Pundit Ramesh Bhojraj Dwivedi and Dr. Veer Narayan N.K. Pandurangi.
Doctor Andrew Topsfield received Colonel James Todd award and veteran journalist Harinder Baweja and Gulab Kothari of Rajasthan Patrika were given the Haldi Ghati Award. Hakim Khaan Soori Award was conferred upon actor Rahul Bose who is known for his subtle and distinguished acting. Dr. ParthSaarthi Roy was facilitated with Uday Singh Award while Pannadhay award went to Dr. Prakash and Mandakini Amte.
Jaipur’s police station of Chaumu was honored with Maharana Mewar Special Award.
Veteran historian Rajendra Shankar Bhatt was conferred with Maharana Kumbha award for his writings on the history of Mewar. This award was also given to Dr. Nand Kishor Acharya who is professor in IIT Hyderabad and hails from Bikaner. Maharana Sajjan Singh award was received by Jaipur’s Gopal Saini for his pottery and handicraft contributions.
Rana Poonja Award went to Mashroo Lal Kher who hails from remote area of Kotda in Udaipur. He worked for the tribal of the area with lot of dedication.
Pundit Chiranji lal Tanwar and K.C. Maloo of Veena Cassettes got the Daagar Gharana Award. Another Jaipur dweller Deepa Malik who is a living example of courage and dedication was facilitated with the prestigious Aravali Sammaan. Deepa’s lower body was paralyzed after she was diagnosed with tumor in har back bone at the age of 5. In spite of this, Deepa won many international awards in discus throw and represented Indian in various competitions at International level. Ashok Menaria who was instrumental in Rajasthan’s Ranji Trophy victory was also given the Aravali Award.
Maharana Mewar Awards
is an annual event in which national and international dignitaries are conferred every year. Those who got facilitated in the past include celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, and Shyam Benegal.
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