The late Ustad of Shehani Shri. Bismillah Khan, who was awarded the Bharat Ratna, was a great artist of India. Vande Mataram Foundation organized a Felicitation Programme for Ustadji. This program was held in the Rang Sharda Hall of Bandra, Mumbai. He was given a purse of Rupees two lakhs along with a silver memento and the program was followed by a vocal classical music played by the famous singer Parveen Sultana. Many renowned personalities attended the felicitation program.