TAMIL NADU

Award for violinist

BANGALORE Sept. 26. The Government has selected R.R. Keshava Murthy, a well-known violinist, for the annual Rajya Sangeeta Vidwan Award, instituted in 1993 for honouring musicians on the occasion of Dasara festival.

The Minister of State for Kannada and Culture, Rani Satish, said the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, would present the award to Mr. Murthy on October 4 at the Mysore Palace.

A special committee of musicians, headed by R. Vishveshwaran, had recommended his name.

The Director of Kannada and Culture, Y.K. Muddu Krishna, was the member-secretary of the committee.

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