State awards announced

State awards announced

Prominent Kashmiri writer, Prof Shafi Shauq has been accorded State Award for achievement in the field of literature while as playwright, Moti Lal Kemmu has been accorded the award for performing arts

Government today announced names for grant of State awards in various fields on the occasion of 66th Republic Day.

Prominent Kashmiri writer, Prof Shafi Shauq has been accorded State Award for achievement in the field of literature while as playwright, Moti Lal Kemmu has been accorded the award for performing arts.

Tsering Wangdus, painter, has been awarded for excellence in arts and crafts.

Arun Kumar Mehta, Principal Secretary Power Development Department and M H Malik, Deputy Commissioner Poonch were given the award for meritorious public service.

Shiv Kumar Sharma, Santoor player has been accorded life time achievement award.

Palak Kour Bijral, gymnast and Ishfaq Ahmad, football player got State Award for outstanding sports person.