On 26 Feb 2020 the “Sadguru Thyagaraja Hamsadhwani” Award was presented to Violin Maestro M. Chandrasekharan. The award instituted by Ms. Preetha Reddy and Vijaykumar Reddy for Hamsadhwani was presented by the Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu at the sylvan surroundings of Kalakshetra. The Vice President gave a wonderful and inspiring speech stressing on the great culture and history of India and congratulated Hamsadhwani for its effort in promoting the cause of Music and Art.

On this occassion he recognised our Founder R Ramachandran’s yeoman service to the field of arts and culture and honoured his wife Smt. Padma Ramachandran.