Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has congratulated Kartar Singh for having being announced for Padma Shri Award.

Kartar Singh, belongs to district Hamirpur, has been selected for the prestigious award by the Government of India for his outstanding work in the field of art.

Jai Ram Thakur said that Kartar Singh has brought laurels to the state with this achievement. CM twitted

He appreciated Kartar Singh for his work in woodcraft and carving wood inside the glass bottles. The people of the state were proud of this achievement and his work was an inspiration to the youth, added the Chief Minister.