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Lalit Kala Akademi announces 60th National Academy Award winners

Lalit Kala Akademi announces 60th National Academy Award winners

The Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) on March 22 announced 15 winners of the 60th Annual Academy Awards.

All the awardees will be honoured with a plaque, a shawl and prize money of Rs 1 lakh at the 60th National Exhibition of Art, scheduled from March 25 to April 8 at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Sir JJ School of Art.

List of Awardees state wise

  1. Chandan Kumar Samal (Odisha)
  2. Gouri Vemula (Telangana)
  3. Hemant Rao (Madhya Pradesh)
  4. Hiren Kumar Chotu Bhai Patel (Gujarat)
  5. Jaya Jena (Odisha)
  6. Jayesh K.K (Kerala)
  7. Jitendra Suresh Sutar (Maharashtra)
  8. Douglas Maryan John (Maharashtra)
  9. Pratap Chandra Chakraborty (West Bengal)
  10. Rashmi Singh (Uttar Pradesh)
  11. Sachin Kashinath Chaudhari (Maharashtra)
  12. Sunil Kumar Viswakarma (Uttar Pradesh)
  13. Tabassum Khan (Bihar)
  14. Vasudeo Taranath Kamath (Maharashtra)
  15. Veenita Sadguru Chendvankar (Goa).

Lalit Kala Akademi

Lalit Kala Akademi established in 1954 is an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Culture. It is head quartered in New Delhi.

The Akademi aims to promote and propagate the understanding of Indian art, in and outside the country in the field of visual arts such as painting, sculpture, graphics, etc.

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