The Chief Minister has specially congratulated noted Playback and Carnatic Vocalist KJ Jesudas for getting the Padma Vibhushan Award. He also greeted Dr. Prof Aekka Yadagiri Rao (Sculpture), Chintakindi Mallesham (Handloom), Daripalli Ramaiah (Plant breeding), BVR Mohan Reddy (Industry), Dr Mohammed Abdul Waheed (Medicine) and Chandrakant Pithawi (Science and Engineering), for getting Padma Shri awards.
He said it was their unique individual contributions in their respective fields that brought them the national fame and they became role models to others. They rightly deserve the Padma Award. He also appreciated the Centre for honouring people who have done their service in the fields useful to the people.
The Chief Minister also congratulated all the Padma Award winners in the country. (INN)