Odisha Breaks Last Year Record In Receiving India’s 4th Highest Civilian Award ‘Padma Shri’

1 min


Do you know Padma Shri (also Padmashree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India. And do you know how many Odisha has won this year! It’s not 1 or 2, Odisha has received 4 Padma Shri award this year in Republic Day, breaking last years record of 3.

This was the first time in history when two Officers from Odisha were leading the Black Cat Commando Contigent at Rajpath and we can’t be more proud to see. And again we got another reason to be proud of. Well to be precise we got 4 reasons. Four famous personalities of Odisha have paved their way to receive Padma Shri Awards this year.
os cover padmashri
Famous actor, director, producer Sadhu Meher, famous renal transplant surgeon Dr Mukut Minz, popular Sambalpuri singer of ‘Rangabati’ fame Jitendra Haripal and famous Odissi dancer Aruna Mohanty will receive Padma Shri.

Dr. Mukut Minz of Sundargarh has recently done a successful kidney transplant operation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He performed 3,400 kidney transplants and six kidney plus pancreas transplants in his career spanning over 36 years. While famous actor, director, producer Sadhu Meher has worked with intenationally-acclaimed directors Satyajit Ray, Shyam Benegal, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Mrinal Sen.

You may take it as a beginning of transformation of Odisha’s Image at the national level and hope to see the same success of Odisha next year!


Like it? Share with your friends!

Comments

comments

error: Content is protected !!
Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format