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Mar 01, 2012
Zee 24 Taas Ananya Sanman 2011 - 'Honouring the Real Heroes of Maharashtra'

Maharashtra has had a special place in the history of progressive India. It has produced leaders who have made a great contribution to the development of the country in all walks of life. Be it politics, music, sports, films, literature, theatre, fashion, business, social service, farming, journalism or medicine, Maharashtrians have scripted many of India's grand success stories.

In this fame-obsessed time, there are people doing phenomenal work without any expectation of recognition. There are people who have contributed to the society and served their respective fields with the devotion that can inspire many. They have been appreciated well now it's time to give due recognition them, now it's time to honour them!

A man who collects money in the local trains to build a school. A coach who helps kids succeed at the international level in the forgotten game of Kabaddi. A police constable who lost his arm while diffusing a bomb. These are the real heroes of our society showing real courage in everyday life. We take it upon ourselves to honour these unsung heroes who, with their undying dedication and passion, are making this world a better place.

Zee 24 Taas, the first 24-hour Marathi news channel takes great pride in felicitating these real heroes of Maharashtra. Zee 24 Taas Ananya Sanman is a unique platform which gives due recognition to these real heroes who have considerably contributed in their sphere of work. People who have done great deal of work in their fields but still go un-recognized and stayed away from limelight.

In its first year, Ananya Sanman 2008 honoured the Marathi achievers from various fields who achieved fame in their respective arena of work.

In the second and third year, Ananya Sanman 2009 & Ananya Sanman 2010 honoured the un-sung heroes from various fields who have done in-comparable work in their respective sphere.
 
The fourth edition is also a continued effort for carrying forward the tradition of 'Sanman' and honouring the extraordinary. There are seven different categories that have been chosen to honour unsung heroes. These categories are;

Entertainment,
Sports,
Farming,
Education,
Environment,
Social Service

And Bravery
The recipients of this honour will be felicitated by the hands of veterans of those respective fields.

The concluding part to this ceremonious occasion sees a life time achievement honour to a legendary person with a stature.

The previous editions have witnessed the presence of eminent personalities from politics, business, culture & sports. Hon'ble Chief Minister & Dy. Chief Minister were the chief guests for the ceremony in respective years.

Zee 24 Taas Ananya Sanman 2011 is being hosted in association with Loksatta. Tata Sumo Gold, LIC of India, Axis Bank, Ideal e-live, and Rambandhu Masale are the associate sponsors whereas TJSB Bank is the official banker.

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