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Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar

The Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar has been presented to 102 artists for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.

The Union Ministry of Culture, Tourism and DoNER presented the awards in New Delhi.

The award is presented by Sangeet Natak Akademi to the artists.

It is presented to the artists of age below 40 years, in the field of dance, music and drama.

Ustad Bismillah Khan was a famous Shehnai musician and received the Bharat Ratna.

Sangeet Natak Akademi is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture.