Lalit Kala Akademi Announces 60th National Academy Award Winners

The Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) announced 15 winners of the 60th Annual Academy Awards. All the awardees were honored with a plaque, a shawl and prize money of Rs 1 lakh at the 60th National Exhibition of Art.

The awardees selected by the two-tier jury are:

  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) and
  15. Veenita Sadguru Chendvankar (Goa).

Source- Times Now

Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains Exam:

  • Lalit Kala Akademi established in 1954 is an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Culture.
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.

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