June 26 declared as Shreya Ghoshal day in Ohio
During the recent 2010 Summer US tour, Shreya Ghoshal received a rare honor from the State of Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland issued a proclamation declaring June 26, 2010 as Shreya Ghoshal Day. In a memorable concert at the Palace Theater in Columbus, the proclamation and the seal of the State of Ohio was awarded to Shreya by the First Lady, M.
American state Ohio has honoured Bollywood playback singer Shreya Ghoshal for her contribution to the music industry by declaring June 26 as ‘Shreya Ghoshal Day’.
An ecstatic Shreya wrote on microblogging site Twitter: ’26th june is declared Shreya Ghoshal Day in Ohio. The First Lady of the State presented me this honour while I was performing yesterday (Saturday).
‘It’s an honour which has been given to personalities, artists n (and) literates since many years. I was informed that (Rabindranath) Tagore, Swami Vivekananda were the recipients that time. I was too overwhelmed at this thought. My name went into the same archives. Unimaginable!!’ she added.
Ghoshal was also honored from the U.S. state of Ohio, where the governor Ted Strickland declared 26 June as “Shreya Ghoshal Day“. The first Shreya Ghoshal Day (26 June 2010) was celebrated among her fans on popular microblogging and social networking sites. In April 2013, she was awarded with the highest honour in London by the members of House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
Jun 26, 2012 2:05 pm