President Pranab Mukherjee presents Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil

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The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee with the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil for the years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on May 09, 2017. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey and the Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Shri Kewal Kumar Sharma are also seen.

New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil’ for the year 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 today (May 9, 2017) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil were instituted to give recognition and honour to distinguished scholars who have made outstanding contribution to Classical Tamil language and literature.