Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the six personalities from Odisha who have been chosen for Padma awards this year.
Taking to Twitter Naveen wished the best for their “continued success”.
Heartfelt congratulations to #Odisha’s illustrious personalities: Sudarshan Sahoo, Ms. Shanti Devi, Ms. Purnamasi Jani, Rajat Kumar Kar, Dr. Krishna Mohan Pathi and Nanda Prusty on being among #PadmaAward winners. Wish them very best for their continued success. pic.twitter.com/bO9vFtOvwl
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 26, 2021
As many as six personalities from Odisha will receive Padma awards for their notable contributions towards the welfare of society. Sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo will receive the Padma Vibhushan for his contribution to the field of art.
Five others from the state to receive the Padma Shri include Shanti Devi (social work), Purnamasi Jani (art), Rajat Kumar Kar (literature and education), Nanda Prusty (literature and education) and Dr Krishna Mohan Pathi (medicine).