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Tamil Nadu CM Stalin backs TM Krishna on tune award, says make now not mix politics and tune

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CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

MK Stalin

on Saturday backed Carnatic vocalist

TM Krishna

amid protests by quite so much of artists who contain antagonistic the

Sangeetha Kalanidhi award

for him.
“My warmest congratulations and appreciation to the immense singer T M Krishna for being selected for the ‘Sangeetha Kalanidhi’ award of The

Song Academy

,” Stalin wrote on X.
Addressing the criticism confronted by Krishna for his political opinions and advocacy, Stalin wrote, “It’s miles regrettable to criticize TM Krishna for his revolutionary political stances and his fixed talking relating to the in model man.

It’s miles now not beautiful to unnecessarily lash out at Periyar, who fought for human equality primarily primarily based on humanity and for females to live as equals for three-quarters of a century in a charitable and aloof map. Anyone who reads


‘s selfless biography and his tips will now not try to solid such slanderous mud.”
“The management of the Song Academy deserves our appreciation for selecting T M Krishna as a worthy candidate to supply him due respect and recognition for his contributions to the tune industry. T M Krishna’s abilities is undeniable. Don’t mix slim politics in tune as you mix non secular beliefs with politics! On the present time’s want is to contain a big human vision and the capacity to keep some distance from hatred and embody fellow human beings,” he added.

Earlier on Friday, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader


also got right here out in make stronger of the carnatic vocalist.
“@tmkrishna being recognised as Sangita Kalanidhi by the Song Academy has ruffled the feathers of parts of the tune fraternity. The detest he’s receiving for his social beliefs or his engagement with Periyar is uncalled for,” Kanimozhi posted on X.
In the interim, quite so much of musicians contain pulled out of

Madras Song Academy

‘s annual December convention to drawl the Sangita Kalanidhi award to Krishna, who they bid has “glorified Periyar” and vilified the

Carnatic tune

The artists are miffed with the Chennai-primarily primarily based academy’s resolution to bestow the honour, which is taken into fable the Oscar an identical in Carnatic tune, on the forty eight-twelve months-venerable vocalist. Krishna will preside over the 98th annual convention and concert events of the Madras Song Academy later this twelve months in December.
Infamous Indian classical duo

Ranjani and Gayatri

talked about their participation on this twelve months’s convention below TM Krishna’s presidency would constitute a “right violation.”
The sibling duo of Srikrishna Mohan and Ramkumar Mohan, in any other case is view as the Trichur Brothers talked about participating within the twelve months-pause festival convention hosted by the Academy will manufacture them “outright hypocrites in our hold eyes.”
TM Krishna Krishna has usually spoken out against ragged tips of caste and gender politics within the present Carnatic tune gadget and has also been vocal relating to the non-inclusiveness of the neatly-known December tune season in Chennai, is also view as the Marghazi season. He had also started a tune festival within the fishing village of Uroor-Olcott Kupppam.
An economics graduate, Krishna became as soon as a musical prodigy who started studying tune from Bhagavathula Seetharama Sharma, adopted by classes from Carnatic vocalist Chingleput Ranganathan and Semmangudi Srinivas.
Krishna is the grandnephew of used Indian finance minister TT Krishnamachari, who’s amongst the founders of the Madras Song Academy.
Per a press release from the Song Academy, the Sangita Kalanidhi awardee will preside over the educational durations of the 98th Annual Conference and Concert events of The Song Academy to be held between December 15, 2024, and January 1, 2025.


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