8 Telugus Conferred Padma Awards

13 Apr, 2017 15:23 IST|Sakshi
Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu and Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma awards on Thursday. Out of a total of 89 Padma awardees, eight are Telugus. The list of the awardees was released in January this year.

The Padma Awards are given for work in the field of art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. While 'Padma Vibhushan' is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, 'Padma Bhushan' is given for distinguished service of high order and 'Padma Shri' for distinguished service in any field.

The List of Telugus Conferred Awards:

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed-Medicine

Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary-Civil Service

Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao-Art-Sculpture

Smt. V Koteswaramma-Literature & Education

Shri Chandrakant Pithawa-Telangana

Shri Chintakindi Mallesham-Science & Engineering

Shri Daripalli Ramaiah-Social Work

Shri Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu-Trade & Industry

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