Telangana CM hails Padma awardees

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today appreciated the personalities chosen for Padma awards.

He congratulated Telugu awardees Ekka Yadgiri Rao (sculptor), Chintakindi Mallesham (weaving), Daripally Ramaiah (gardening), BVR Mohan Reddy (industry), MD Abdul Waheed (medicine), and Chandrakant Pithawa (science and technology), stated a release from his office.

All awardees deserved the coveted honour, the CM said, adding they are role models for entire country with their excellence in their respective fields.

Rao specially appreciated renown Southern film singer KJ Yesudas who has been chosen for Padma Vibhushan, the release added.