KRISHNAGIRI: Collector V.K. Shanmugam distributed financial assistance to six artists to the tune of Rs. 48,000 for the period between August 2008 and March 2009.
The beneficiaries are L. Chinnathambi, folklore artist from Ramakrishnapathy village in Uthangarai taluk; R. Raja from A. Nagamangalam village in Krishnagiri taluk; V. Venkatraman from Malayanadaalli village; Perumal, street play artist from K. Mottur village; M.D. Subramani, thavil artist from Mallikal village in Pochampalli taluk; and M. Chinnasamy, stage artist from Kettampatti village were given Rs. 8,000 each.