Jan 25, 2023:
Shreya Bhattacharjee, a young table artist from Assam, was awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Purashkar at a ceremony held in New Delhi on January 23.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “Shreya Bhattacharjee, a Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardee, is a tabla artist who has a record for playing the tabla for the longest duration. She has also been honoured at forums like the Cultural Olympiad of Performing Arts. Had a very good interaction with her”.
It may be noted that the Government of India bestows the PMRBP award on children for exceptional achievements.