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Veteran singer Asha Bhosle is 'Maharashtra Bhushan 2020'

The announcement was made following a meeting of the Maharashtra Bhushan Award's selection committee presided over by Thackeray, with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Cultural Affairs Minister Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of State Rajendra Patil-Yadravkar, and other top officials attending.

March 25, 2021 / 09:10 PM IST
Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (left) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi on October 3, 2017. | Representative image (PC-PTI)

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (left) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi on October 3, 2017. | Representative image (PC-PTI)

Veteran multi-lingual playback singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for the prestigious 'Maharashtra Bhushan-2020' honour, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Thursday.

The announcement was made following a meeting of the Maharashtra Bhushan Award's selection committee presided over by Thackeray, with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Cultural Affairs Minister Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of State Rajendra Patil-Yadravkar, and other top officials attending.

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Soon after the declaration, Thackeray, Pawar and others have congratulated Bhosle, 87, for the huge honour which will be conferred on her at function to be held later.
IANS

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