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:
- Chandan Kumar Samal (Odisha),
- Gouri Vemula (Telangana),
- Hemant Rao (Madhya Pradesh),
- Hiren Kumar Chotu Bhai Patel (Gujarat),
- Jaya Jena (Odisha),
- Jayesh K.K (Kerala),
- Jitendra Suresh Sutar (Maharashtra),
- Douglas Maryan John (Maharashtra),
- Pratap Chandra Chakraborty (West Bengal),
- Rashmi Singh (Uttar Pradesh),
- Sachin Kashinath Chaudhari (Maharashtra),
- Sunil Kumar Viswakarma (Uttar Pradesh),
- Tabassum Khan (Bihar),
- Vasudeo Taranath Kamath (Maharashtra) and
- 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.