Commendation for Coomi

Paranjoti Academy Chorus conductor Coomi Wadia was honored for her half century contribution to music
Mehroo Kotval

She walked with her usual resolute step to the podium where the President of India Droupadi Murmu stood to affix a medal on her gold and maroon bordered sari and hand over a scroll. She walked just as purposefully as she would have to the podium to conduct the Paranjoti Academy Chorus (PAC), which the 89-year-old has been doing for the past 56 years. Her lifelong contribution to music and the choir earned Coomi Wadia a Padma Shri which she collected at the investiture ceremony on April 5, 2023 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Wadia felt proud and elated......

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