Classical jugalbandi mesmerizes the audience in Shimla

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By : Mohan Verma

The jugalbandi of noted classical singers Ustad Jawad and Mazar Ali Khan and Shahnai player Pandit Daya Shankar mesmerized the audience during second evening of the Shimla ‘Classical Musical Festival’ organized at Gaiety Theatre Shimla on Thursday.

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Col. (Dr.) Dhani Ram Shandil, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

The five-day festival was inaugurated on Wednesday evening by Chief Minister Mr. Virbhadra Singh which is being organized by the Himachal government in collaboration with the Punjabi Academy, Government of
Delhi.

Dr. Shandil honored the artists on the occasion.

Mrs. Upma Chaudhary, Additional Chief Secretary, Language Art and Culture honored the Minister.

Senior officers of the state government, elite and music lovers of the town were present on the occasion.