scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Illustrator Narayan Debnath, sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo among recipients of Padma Awards

The Union Home Ministry said the President has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards -- seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri. Padma Vibhushan is India's second-highest civilian award

By: PTI | New Delhi |
January 26, 2021 10:50:41 am
padma shri, padma awards 2021Illustrator Narayan Debnath is among Padma awardees 2021. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Eminent sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo from Odisha was on Monday named for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, while writer-illustrator Narayan Debnath, Mithila painter Dulari Devi, and Rajasthani music artiste Lakha Khan were awarded Padma Shri.

Famous illustrator of children’s magazine Chandamama KC Sivasankar will be awarded the Padma Shri posthumously.

The Union Home Ministry said the President has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards — seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri. Padma Vibhushan is India’s second-highest civilian award.

Twenty-nine women are among the Padma awardees and the list also includes 10 people from the category of foreigners, NRI, PIO AND OCI and one transgender.

Violinist Rama Swamy Annavarapu from Andhra Pradesh; Villupattu theatre art exponent Subbu Arumugam from Tamil Nadu; Bhuri Bai, a Bhil artist proficient in Pithora paintings, from Madhya Pradesh; artist Puranamasi Jani from Odisha; transgender folk artist Matha B. Manjamma Jogati from Karnataka also made it to the Padma Shri list.

Sari weavers Biren Kumar Basak from West Bengal and Radhe Devi from Manipur will also be conferred the fourth-highest civilian award.

Puppeteers Parshuram Atmaram Gangavane from Maharashtra, K Kesavasamy from Puducherry, and K K Ramachandra Pulavar from Kerala will also receive the Padma Shri.

Assamese singer Gopiram Bargayn Burabhakat, Bhojpuri folk dancer Ramchandra Manjhi, folklorist Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar from Goa, folk singer Dulal Manki from Assam, musicians Rewben Mashangva from Manipurand Satyaram Reang from Tripura, artist Kanaka Raju from Telangana and mridangam exponent Nidumolu Sumathi from Andhra Pradesh will be honoured with the Padma Shri.

From the category of foreigners awarded Padma Shri are British theatre director Peter Brook, Indonesia artist and scholar Wayan Dibia, and musicologist Sanjida Khatun from Bangladesh.

Here’s a full list of Padma Awardees in art

Padma Vibhushan

Out of the seven Padma Vibhushan awardees, two of them are from the art field with renowned musician S P Balasubramaniam who passed away in September 2020 being posthumously awarded from Tamil Nadu, and Odisha’s eminent sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo known for developing Sudarshan Crafts Museum, Puri in 1977 among other works, being awarded with India’s highest civilian honour.

Padma Bhushan

Carnatic singer Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra has been awarded Padma Bhushan in the art category. She has sung across film industries including Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi.

Padma Shri

Writer-illustrator Narayan Debnath, Rajasthani music artiste Lakha Khan, and Mithila painter Dulari Devi have been awarded Padma Shri.

Take a look!

Gulfam Ahmed Art Uttar Pradesh

Rama Swamy Annavarapu Art Andhra Pradesh

Subbu Arumugam Art Tamil Nadu

Bhuri Bai Art Madhya Pradesh

Radhe Shyam Barle Art Chhattisgarh

Biren Kumar Basak Art West Bengal

Peter Brook Art United Kingdom

Gopiram Bargayn Burabhakat Art Assam

Narayan Debnath Art West Bengal

Dulari Devi Art Bihar

Radhe Devi Art Manipur

Wayan Dibia Art Indonesia

Parshuram Atmaram Gangavane Art Maharashtra

Nidumolu Sumathi Art Andhra Pradesh

K C Sivasankar (Posthumous) Art Tamil Nadu

Kartar Paras Ram Singh Art Himachal Pradesh

Kartar Singh Art Punjab

Purnamasi Jani Art Odisha

Satyaram Reang Art Tripura

Bombay Jayashri Ramnath Art Tamil Nadu

Kanaka Raju Art Telangana

K K Ramachandra Pulavar Art Kerala

Rewben Mashangva Art Manipur

Ramachandra Manjhi Art Bihar

Shri Dulal Manki Art Assam

Lajwanti Art Punjab

Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar Art Goa

Sanjida Khatun Art Bangladesh

Ghulam Rasool Khan Art Jammu and Kashmir

Shri Lakha Khan Art Rajasthan

K Kesavasamy Art Puducherry

Matha B. Manjamma Jogati Art Karnataka

Damodaran Kaithapram Art Kerala

Maheshbhai and Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) * (Posthumous) Art Gujarat

K Kesavasamy Art Puducherry

Ghulam Rasool Khan Art Jammu and Kashmir

Lakha Khan Art Rajasthan

Sanjida Khatun Art Bangladesh

Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar Art Goa

For more lifestyle news, follow us: Twitter: lifestyle_ie | FacebookIE Lifestyle | Instagram: ie_lifestyle

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Lifestyle News, download Indian Express App.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement