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2020 Padma Awards: Padma Shri for Benichandra Jamatia from Tripura

Shri Benichandra Jamatia of Tripura for his immense contribution in the field of Literature and Education have been honoured with the Padma Shri on the Republic Day this year, officials said on January 25.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March or April every year.


Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb congratulated, “I congratulate Shri Benichandra Jamatia of our state on being awarded with prestigious Padma Shri for his immense contribution in the field of Literature and Education. It’s a matter of pride for the entire State and I wish him all the best for his future endeavours.” he tweeted.

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