State Cultural Award to replace Yash Bharti Award
Yash Bharti Award is the highest award of the state Government of Uttar Pradesh which was instituted in the year 1994. The state has recently announced that Yash Bharti Award is to be replaced with State Cultural Award.
State Cultural Award will be presented to the great personalities of the state, who contribute to the state in several fields including music, modern and traditional art Ramlila, folk dialects, lake-dance and sculpture. Cash prize is also to be included in the award.