Bharat Yuva Kala Ratna winner Karthikeya honored by Sports Minister
3 times, Rajasthan Kala Ratna winner and Bharat Yuva Kala Ratna winner Karthikeya Sharma, an alumnus of Adarsh Vidya Mandir Sr.Sec, Sirohi, was honored by Sports Minister Shri Ashok Chandna and KC Pahadia, Secretary Youth Board on the recommendation of Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot. Earlier, he was also honored by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, then Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Smriti Irani, Yogi Adityanath, Anandiben Patel, Raman Singh, Ashok Gehlot, and Vasundhara Raje, among others.
Kartikeya has inspired many youth by receiving this award at the age of just 25. He is a poet and stage performer and has recited and conducted poetry in many national programs.
Kartikeya will hold a special dialogue with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the 25th National Youth Festival to be held in Pondicherry on January 12-16.