Pandit Ramnarayan gets Rajasthan Ratna Award 2013

Pandit Ram Narayan gets Rajasthan Ratna Awards 2013. Pandit Ram Narayan, is an Indian musician who popularised the bowed instrument sarangi as a solo concert instrument in Hindustani classical music and became the first internationally successful sarangi player. Narayan was born in Udaipur and learned to play the sarangi at an early age. He studied under sarangi players and singers and, as a teenager, worked as a music teacher and traveling musician.He was awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2005.
Rajasthan Ratna awardees are given Rs 1 lakh as cash, a shawl and a citation by the stategovernor,chief minister and minister of art and culture.This award is on the lines of the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna that is conferred by the central govt of India .
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