Jaipur, November 10, 2021.
Three persons from rajasthan were awarded Padma Shri 2021 in different categories by President of India.
Sarangi Player Lakha Khan Manganiar, Environmentalist Shyam Sunder Paliwal and Educationist Arjun Singh Shekhawat have been awarded for excellence in their respective fields.
Sarangi Player Lakha Khan Manganiar comes from a traditional family devoted to music based in Jodhpur.
Environmentalist Shyam Sunder Paliwal known as father of ecofeminism for successful integrating conservation of environment with social cause. Paliwal had launched Kiran Nidhi Yojna by Planting 111 tress for every girl child in his village with a financial scheme in a bid to improve the sex ratio in this village Piplantri in Rajsamand.
Educationist Arjun Singh Shekhawat A retired Principal of a government college, Shekhawat is the next recipient of Padma Shri from the state in the category of education and literature. He has authored 50 books, mostly on tribals, sine he had worked in the tribal region in Pali