Though there has been no official reaction from Azad except thank you messages to tweets, he did tweet when news circulated that he has changed his Twitter bio, "Some mischievous propaganda being circulated by some people to create confusion. Nothing has been removed or added to my twitter profile. The profile is as it was earlier."
Guru Prasad Mohapatra (Civil Service) from Odisha will also receive Padma Shri (Posthumously). He has been nominated from Delhi.
It is pertinent to mention here that, 2022 will be an important and busy year for the ace para-shuttler with more than 14 odd tournaments. This year also includes the Asian Games and the World Championship. And with Paralympics scheduled for 2024, this year becomes even more crucial.
New Delhi: The BJP on Monday staunchly defended its decision to confer Padma award to singer Adnan Sami by claiming that Sonia Gandhi too should be subject of discussion if everyone has to be judged by his or her parent’s deeds. “You know Sonia Gandhi’s father was related to Hitler. But when she was made […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Five Odia persons have been selected for this year’s prestigious Padma Shri awards, the list of which was announced on Thursday. Prabhakar Maharana has been selected for Art-Sculpture while Gobardhan Panika will receive the honour for Art-Weaving and Chandrasekhar Rath for Literature and Education. Noted freedom fighter Bhabani Charan Patnaik has been chosen […]
By Namita Panda and Siddharth Roshan 2017 started on a great note for Odisha as four of its popular names were among the list of Padma award recipients announced in January. Odias kept garnering honours in various fields like films, literature, entertainment and fashion throughout the year. While singing sensation Satyajit Jena, who captivated the […]