Uddav Thackeray announces Maharashtra Bhushan honour for Veteran singer Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle to be awarded with Maharashtra Bhushan honour by Uddhav Thackeray.

Asha Bhosle has received a number of awards in her singing career but this time the ‘melody queen’ is selected for the Maharashtra Bhushan 2020 as announced by Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Mumbai. It is the highest honour of Maharastra Government.

The decision was followed by Maharashtra Bhushan Award’s selection committee’s meeting on Thursday. Uddhav Thackeray, Cultural Affairs Minister Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of State Rajendra Patil, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar were some of the big officials which were present in the meeting.


Lata Mangeshkar, the singer’s sister who herself has a big name in the industry has received the same award in 1997. She congratulated her sister by saying that she is proud and sharing a post on Twitter written in Marathi.