By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 03rd May:- The much awaited “Mini Auditorium” was today inaugurated by V. P. Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh at Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh. The inauguration was done in the presence of M.P Singh, Additional Chief Secretary to Governor Punjab, Anurag Agarwal, Home Secretary-cum-Secretary Cultural Affairs, Mukesh Anand, Chief Engineer, Kapil Setia, Chief Architect, Balkar Singh Sidhu, Director, Tagore Theatre and other senior officials of the Chandigarh Administration.
During the inauguration ceremony, there was a Ghazal performance by Vinod Sehgal renowned Ghazal and Playback Singer. Vinod Sehgal was initiated into music by his father Sohan Lal Sehgal and learnt Classical Music from RM Kulkarni, CL Jigyasu and nuances of ghazal singing from ghazal king Jagjit Singh.After making a mark in the region Vinod Sehgal shifted to Mumbai in 1975 and worked as Music Assistant to Hans Raj Behl from 5 years till he fell in the blessed tutelage of his revered guru Jagjit Singh in 1980. Sh. Vinod Sehgal has also been honored with several awards including Haryana GauravSamman, Haryana Punjabi Sahit Akademi and Urdu Akademi Awards and many more.