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Maharashtra Bhushan Puraskar 2021

The Maharashtra Bhushan Puraskar:

The Maharashtra Bhushan Selection Committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unanimously selected legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle for the prestigious award.

  • The Maharashtra Bhushan Puraskar will be given to legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle for the year 2021.
  • The Maharashtra Bhushan is a highest civilian award presented annually by the government of Maharashtra.
  • It was first awarded in 1996 to Purushottam Laxman Deshpande in the field of Literature.
  • It was initially conferred in every years in the fields of Literature, Art, Sport, and Science.
  • Later the fields of Social Work, Journalism, and Public Administration and Health Services were included. The award is presented for outstanding achievement in their field.