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NEW DELHI, INDIA, March 27, 2001: Maestro Ravi Shankar was bestowed with an honorary knighthood in recognition of his services to music. "My heart is full. If only I could express the deep emotion and gratitude that I feel," said the overwhelmed sitarist, sharing the moment with wife Sukanya and daughter Anoushka. While conferring the award, England's High Commissioner, Rob Young, commended Shankar's versatility and desire to spread the knowledge and understanding of Indian music.