Saturday 20 April 2019
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Himachali painter Vijay Sharma selected for Padam Shri

Vijay Sharma, a Himachal Pradesh artist known for his Kangra miniature paintings, was named for the prestigious Padma Shri award. Padma Shri award is the fourth highest civilian honour. His name figures in the Padma Shri award list, traditionally announced the day before Republic Day and conferred by the president in March or April.

Vijay Sharma belongs is native of Raipur village of Chamba district is working with state language and culture department and posted at Bhuri Singh Museum in Chamba.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and other politicians congratulated him for the award and lauded his contribution in the field of art.

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One thought on “Himachali painter Vijay Sharma selected for Padam Shri

  1. ArishG

    The painter Vijay Sharma has now, in Mai 2013 a beautiful exhibtion of his own works, accompanied by old samples of Indian miniatur paintings. His pictures are very impressive and as he is painting in public in the Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg, visitors can appreciate the craftsmanship, patience and diligence that have alltogether such a lovely result.

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