Trichy Sankaran chosen for 'Sangita Kalanidhi' title

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Mridangam maestro Trichy Sankaran has been chosen for the coveted 'Sangita Kalanidhi' title by the Music Academy in Chennai and he would be honoured with it in January one next year.

The Executive Committee of the Academy which met on Sunday has taken a decision to this effect, President of the Academy N Murali said in a press release on Monday.

Sankaran would also chair the 85th Annual Conference of the Academy which would be held from December 15 to January one, 2012, he said.