GUWAHATI, Sept 4 � Reputed classical vocalist from Assam, Ragini Bhattacharyya Chakravarty has been conferred the Maharashtra State-level Shree Puraskar in a ceremony held recently in Sangli, Western Maharashtra, stated a press release.
The Shree Foundation Trust, which is maintained by the Business Express Group of Marathi newspapers and periodicals, has been giving these annual awards for the last 19 years in the fields of Arts, Academic, Cooperative Sector, Business, Administration � Society and Social activism.
Ragini was chosen for the Kala-Shree award in the Arts category for her contribution to music and for her efforts to promote music in Assam and Maharashtra. The award was presented to Ragini by the chief guest of the ceremony Dr Ved Prakash Mishra, Chairman of Medical Council of India. The ceremony was presided over by eminent economist Dr JF Patil.