New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) M L Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Akademies) at the culture ministry has been appointed as the protem chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi, an official release said today.

On the recommendation of the Minister of Culture, the President has appointed M L Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Akademies), Ministry of Culture as Protem Chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi with immediate effect, the release said.

He will continue to hold the office till a regular chairman is appointed, it added.

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