Bollywood Director Anurag Kashyap, mountain climber Arunima Sinha and satirist Ashok Chakradhar were among 46 famous persons regarded as Yash Bharti award on Monday by the UP government for their model commitment in the field of art, society, culture cinema and games.
Mountaineer Arunima Sinha and Director Anurag Kashyap honoured with Yash Bharti award
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, while introducing the honors, said, “The Samajwadi Party government revived the awards, which was begun by party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, to recognize the ability of the state and keep them roused.”
“The people who got this award have not just earned a name for themselves in the state additionally in the nation through their diligent work and dedication…this convention was begun by “Netaji” (Mulayam Singh),” he said.
In the past these honors were stopped…when people gave us (SP party) a chance, we restored Yash Bharti awards as well as all other such felicitations which were discontinued.”
The Yash Bharti honor conveys a reference and Rs 11 lakh in cash. That regarded today incorporate entertainer Raju Srivastava, producer Anurag Kashyap, mountain dweller Arunima Sinha, Bhojpuri vocalist and film identity Dinesh Lal Nirahua, shear (artist) Anwar Jalalpuri and comedian Ashok Chakradhar.
“It’s the point at which I understood that those making a commitment to society ought to be given their due honor,” he said.
“These awards started in 1997,” he said, adding that there are proposals to incorporate government officers in the awards list. Yash Bharti recompenses were begun to rouse people as well as the whole society,” he said. Alluding to the farmers conditions in the nation, he said a lot will be done to enhance the circumstance.
“No one fills in as hard as the agriculturists in India…there was a period when we needed to rely on upon imported foodgrains, yet today farmers drudge hard to encourage the nation and themselves go hungry.”