We are delighted to share this news with you. Government has announced recipients of 2018 Padma awards which includes 4 Odias and they will receive Padma Shri award.
Shri Pravakara Maharana for Art-Sculpture
Shri Gobardhan Panika for Art-Weaving
Shri Bhabani Charan Pattanaik for Public Affairs
Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath for Literature and Education
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