General Knowledge - Honours and Awards - Discussion

Discussion :: Honours and Awards - Section 1 (Q.No.26)


Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?

[A]. Uttar Pradesh
[B]. Himachal Pradesh
[C]. Madhya Pradesh
[D]. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option C


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Sree said: (Feb 16, 2011)  
Could you explain "Samman Award"?

Aphrobis said: (Jul 9, 2012)  
The Kalidas Samman is a prestigious arts award presented annually by the government of Madhya Pradesh in India. The award is named after Kalidasa, a renowned Classical Sanskrit writer of ancient India, with The Kalidas Samman was first awarded in 1980. It was initially conferred in alternate years in the fields of Classical Music, Classical Dance, Theatre and Plastic Arts. From 1986-87 onwards, the awards were presented in all four fields every year. The award is presented for outstanding achievement in one of the four categories.

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