Hasya Samelan Padma Shri Surendra Dubey in conversation with Hima Veeravali

Hima Veeravalli May 06, 2019 401 Views   0 Comments
Surendra Dubey is an Indian poet and writer of comic poems. An ayurvedic physician by profession, Dubey was born on 8 January 1953 at Bemetra, Durg, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. He has authored five books. and has appeared on several stage and television shows.

He was honored by the Government of India, in 2010, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.[8] He is also a recipient of Hasya Ratna Award from Kaka Hathsri in 2008.

  • President Pratibha Patil of India awarded the Padma Shri by ornate 31/03/2012
  • US State governor, Mr. Bob Tough Ohyo respected by leading Indian Poet
  • Muscat in Oman, the best international talent by honoring Ambassador
  • Kanslvas value in New York. President Barack Obama awarded for poetry
  • In 12 cities in the US poetic text (organized by the International Hindi Society) 1999, Houston, Boston, Providence, New Jersey, Chicago, Oklohama City, Raleigh, National, Austin, Columbus
  • Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, (Arab countries) the poetic text 2004 Indonesia (Jakarta) in poetic text 
  • Poetic text in Muscat Oman 2005
  • 15 cities in the US in 2009, representing Chhattisgarh Houston 'Tulsa' Midland, Dels Washington and others. 
  • Canada in 2009 poetic text 
  • Attahas honor (Lucknow), UP MoEF by Government of India's National Award for poetry and many more

About Padma Shri

Padma Shri (Hindi: पद्म श्री, also Padma Shree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. It is awarded by the Government of India, every year on India's Republic Day.

Padma Awards were instituted in 1954 to be awarded to citizens of India in recognition of their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the arts, education, industry, literature, science, sports, medicine, social service and public affairs. It has also been awarded to some distinguished individuals who were not citizens of India but did contribute in various ways to India.

The selection criteria have been criticized in some quarters with the claim that many highly deserving artists have been left out in order to favor certain individuals.India has now created an online nomination platform for the common citizens to recommend the nomination for the annually given civilian "Padma" awards.

On its obverse, the words "Padma", meaning lotus in Sanskrit, and "Shri", a Sanskrit-derived honorific equivalent to 'Mr.' or 'Ms.' (ie., "Noble One in Blossom"), appear in Devanagari above and below a lotus flower. The geometrical pattern on either side is in burnished bronze. All embossing is in white gold.

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