|About SHAKHRI BEGUM
This trust was founded on the 1st day of June,
1999; by Ustad Rashid Khan and a few other eminent
personalities; chief among whom were the late
Pandit A. Kanan ; in the memory of his mother,
Shakhri Begum, whom he lost at the tender age
It was his mother’s dream to make him
what he is today, even before he was born. But
little did the she realize the hardships that
he had to go through to fulfill his mother’s
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To establish and set up an institution for the
promotion and propagation of Hindusthani classical
To provide the young people of our present generation
with proper exposure towards this form of music,
proper guidance and proper institution.
To become one of it's own kind of institution
by setting up some branches of key cultural institutions
in different parts of India which shall be under
the able guidance of the best maestros in this
Ustad Rashid Khan, the great grandson of the
founder of the Rampur – Sahaswan Gharana,
“Quibla” Innayat Hussain Khan, was
born on the 1st of July 1966, in Budaon, Uttarpardesh.
Tutelage under his illustrious Granduncle and
GURU, the late Padmabhushan Ustad Nissar Hussain
Khan, changed the course of his life and made
him what he is today .
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· TRUST REGISTERED UNDER THE CHARITABLE
TRUSTS ACT-1890; ON THE FIRST DAY OF JUNE, 1999.
· LAND FOR THE ACADEMY, SANCTIONED BY
THE STATE GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL, IN THE YEAR
· THE ACADEMY BEGAN TO FUNCTION IN THE
· NUMBER OF AUDITION TESTS HELD SINCE
THE YEAR 2001 TILL APRIL 2006-: 20
· NUMBER OF CIRCLE CONCERTS HELD SINCE
THE YEAR 2001 TO 2006 -: 22
· NUMBER OF PUBLIC CONCERTS HELD SINCE
THE YEAR 2002 TO 2006 -: 10
· SCHOLARSHIP, IN THE FASHION OF “
SHAKHRI BEGUM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP” GRANTED
TO A SCHOLAR FOR FIVE YEARS AT THE RATE OF RUPEES
ONE THOUSAND PER MONTH; ( FOR THE TENURE 2006-2010)
· EMINENT ARTISTS’ WHO PERFORMED
UNDER THE BANNER OF SHAKHRI BEGUM MEMORIAL TRUST
The shakhri begum memorial trust, enjoys exemption under section 80 g of the income tax act.
Your kind participation shall be exempted under Sec.80G of I.T.Act, '61. Shakri Begum Memorial Trust is a Registered Charitable Trust.
Account payee cheques or drafts to be drawn in favour of:-
" Shakhri Begum Memorial Trust "
State Bank of India
Naktala Branch (1510)
A/c no. - 01190050150