19 Names Suggested for Padma Awards - The New Indian Express

19 Names Suggested for Padma Awards

Published: 05th January 2014 07:53 AM

Last Updated: 05th January 2014 07:53 AM

The State government has recommended 19 people for the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards.

Those recommended for Padma Bhushan award are Ramesh Tikaram (Sports), Dr Ashok Pai (Medical), Salumarada Thimmakka (Environment), Venkatesh Kumar (Hindustani music) and Rajiv Taranath (Music). Dr Pai’s name had been recommended for Padma Shri last year.

Those recommended for Padma Shri award are Bharathi Vishnuvardhan (Arts and social service), Dr Soorappa (Engineering), Dr C G Suthura (Medicine), Krupakar and Senani (Wildlife and forest preservation), H C Thimmaiah (Art-engineering), S G Vasudev (Painting), Santha Ramrao Maharaj (Social service) and Yenepoya Abdulla Kunji, Thumbe Mohaddin (Education and social welfare), Dr Benakappa, Dr Sudarshan Ballal and Dr J K Venkatesh, (Medicine), Prof G Venkatasubbaiah (Literature) and Kadri Gopalnath (Music-saxophone). 

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