Jamshedpur: As part of centenary celebrations, Madrasi Sammelani today organized a bhajan programme titled” “Bhajan Darbar” at its premises. The event was rendered by eminent Carnatic classical singer from Mumbai, Vijaya Shanker, who kept the audience spellbound with her mellifluous voice and renditions. She was ably supported by local artistes Srinivas Rao on Harmonium, T Ishwar Rao on Tabla, Saan Sarkar on Sitar and Deepak Sahu on Octapad.
Earlier, Balasubramanyam introduced the performing artistes to the audience. G Ramamurti, Chairman, Board of Trustees, B Chandrasekhar, past Chairman, Board of Trustees, G Shankar, Secretary, Board of Trustees and V Natarajan, ex-Secretary, Board of Trustees, Madrasi Sammelani, and Committee Members were present on the occasion.
Vijaya Shanker, in her performance, presented many bhajans on Meera Bai and other popular numbers commencing with Ganesh Vandana and continuing with “Payoji Maine Ram Ratan Dhan Payo”, “Krishna neeve Vaaro” etc.
Vijaya Shanker who is the recipient of many prizes such as Sahitya Academy award, has performed in India and abroad.