Noted Gazal singer Jagjit Singh was seleced for Dayawati Modi Award on November 1,1999. The award is given by Dayawati Modi Fondation Art, Culture and Education.
The award which carries a cash prize of Rs 2,51,000 a momento, a citation ,a shawl and a coconut, ws presented to the poet for his contribution to Hindi poetry.
Mr. Ravi Paranjpe, an artist,illstrator and architectural dilineator was presented the third Dayawati Modi Award.
The second Dayawati Modi Award for art,culture and education for 1995 was conferred on Mother Teresa.
The first Dayawati Modi Vishwa Sanskrit Samman Award was presented to
Prof. Satya Vrat Shastri on 7,1995 the birth anniversary of Dayawati Modi
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