The Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award will be given for the promotion of art and culture.
Noida: In a board meeting of Asian Academy of Arts, a joint decision was taken to constitute and launch a prestigious and a powerful award for the promotion of art and culture after the name of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
“An Award titled as Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award for the Promotion of Art and Culture to be given to all those who have contributed to the promotion of art and culture. This is the first of its kind in the country to mark respect to the great poet and statesman of the Republic of India,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Academy of Arts.
A poster was launched and all the members present there recorded their remarks on this historical day of constituting this esteemed award. A series of remarks were kept in the archives of the Academy.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician who served three terms as the Prime Minister of India. He was a member of the Indian Parliament for over four decades; having been elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house, ten times and twice to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house.
He was conferred India’s highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna, by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in 2015. The administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared in 2014 that Vajpayee’s birthday, 25 December, would be marked as Good Governance Day.
“Today we are feeling elevated on announcing this award after the name of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The Asian Education Group, Marwah Studios and all the hundreds of organizations associated with us will work for this prestigious award,” added Marwah remembering the quotes of former Prime Minister.
The award ceremony will be the part of the most popular Global Literary Festival Noida. The first edition of awards will be handed over during the 4th edition of Global Literary Festival, which has emerged as the second biggest literary festival of the country.
About Asian Academy of Arts Asian Academy of Arts (AAA) is an initiative headed by Sandeep Marwah, to support the budding and the practitioners of fine and performing arts. AAA has hosted three successful Global Literary Festivals. -PTI
What is the process for giving the name for this Atal Bihari vajapeyiji national award for art and culture . Kindly help me to know about irs registration procedure
Late Vajpayee seems to be more useful for Modi government rather than when he was alive. Soon after Modi’s name was announced for PM just before 2014, the images of Atalji got removed with larger than life image of brand Modi. Suddenly BJP leadership has realised that Atalji still has large number of silent admirers and hence late Vajpayee finds a place again in BJP and may continue until 2019 election.
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