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Padma Shri honour for Ibemni Devi
Imphal | Thursday, Jan 26 2012 IST
 
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Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi would be conferred Padma Shri for her contributions to Khongjom Parba, an ancient form of Manipuri classical music. She was listed among five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards announced yesterday. There were 19 female persons among the awardees. Padma Awards, the country s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in all disciplines/ fields of activities- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced during the Republic Day every year. UNI NS LR BDP NS1627 NNNN

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