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Lalit Kala Academy announces 60th National Academy Awards winners

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On 22nd March, Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) announced 15 winners of the 60th Annual Academy Awards. All the awardees will be honoured with a plaque, a shawl and prize money of Rs 1 lakh at the 60th National Exhibition of Art, scheduled from March 25 to April 8 at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Sir JJ School of Art in mumbai.

60th National Academy Awards winnersThe winners of the 60th National Academy Awards which were conferred by Lalit Kala Akademi are as follows

Name State
Chandan Kumar Samal Odisha
Gouri Vemula Telangana
Hemant Rao Madhya Pradesh
Hiren Kumar Chotu Bhai Patel Gujarat
Jaya Jena Odisha
Jayesh K.K Kerala
Jitendra Suresh Sutar Maharashtra
Douglas Maryan John Maharashtra
Pratap Chandra Chakraborty West Bengal
Rashmi Singh Uttar Pradesh
Sachin Kashinath Chaudhari Maharashtra
Sunil Kumar Viswakarma Uttar Pradesh
Tabassum Khan Bihar
Vasudeo Taranath Kamath Maharashtra
Veenita Sadguru Chendvankar Goa


About Lalit Kala Academy
The Lalit Kala Akademi or National Academy of Art is India’s national academy of fine arts. It is an autonomous organisation, established in New Delhi in 1954 by Government of India to promote and propagate understanding of Indian art, in and outside the country.