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.
The winners of the 60th National Academy Awards which were conferred by Lalit Kala Akademi are as follows
|Chandan Kumar Samal||Odisha|
|Hemant Rao||Madhya Pradesh|
|Hiren Kumar Chotu Bhai Patel||Gujarat|
|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|
|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.