The High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay today provided to experienced Sri Lankan typical professional dancer Dr. Vajira Chitrasena, the ‘Padma Shri’ Honor provided upon her by the Head of state of India for the year 2020.
The honor was turned over in an event held at the Holy place Trees, in the existence of the Head of state and also Priest of Buddhasasana, Religious & & Cultural Matters, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
On November 08, 2021, a ‘Padma Honors Event’ was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi at which the Head of state of India offered the Padma honors to the recipients for the year 2020 in the existence of the Vice Head Of State, the Head Of State of India and also various other very important people.
2 distinguished characters from Sri Lanka, Dr. Vajira Chitrasena and also Late Prof. Indra Dassanayake were consulted the ‘Padma Shri’ for their critical payments in the area of dancing, and also literary works and also Education and learning specifically.
Dr. Vajira Chitrasena is a professional typical professional dancer, choreographer and also instructor. For her accomplishments, she has actually been embellished with among Sri Lanka’s highest possible nationwide honors ‘Deshabandu’, amongst several others.
Dr. Vajira’s one-of-a-kind payments to enhancing India-Sri Lanka connections via the promo of dancing and also mixing the art kinds of both nations, specifically Kandyan and also Odissi have actually been honoured with the ‘Padma Shri’, the Indian High Compensation stated.
Because Dr. Vajira Chitrasena can not take a trip to India to approve the ‘Padma Shri’, the High Compensation of India assisted in the turning over of the honor at Colombo.
The various other recipient of the ‘Padma Shri’ Honor, Late Prof. Indra Dassanayake was a prominent Teacher of Hindi at Kelaniya College. She had a close organization with India as she was birthed in India and also was a graduate of the College of Lucknow. Her little girl, Ms. Vathsala Dassanayake Ishtaweera had actually obtained the ‘Padma Shri’ at New Delhi from the Head Of State of India.
The Padma Honors are among the highest possible noncombatant honours of India revealed every year on the eve of Republic Day. The Honors which are given up 3 groups, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and also Padma Shri, look for to acknowledge accomplishments in all areas of tasks or techniques where a component of civil service is entailed. This year’s Padma Honors have actually commemorated the success and also quality of grassroot degree up-and-comers, and also have, for that reason, been hailed as the “Individuals’s Padma”.
” Acknowledgment of the individual success of Dr. Vajira Chitrasena and also Late Prof. Indra Dassanayake by the Federal government of India vouches for the following social connections in between India and also Sri Lanka.”
” With their introducing payments, Dr. Chitrasena and also Prof. Dassanayake have actually contributed in more enhancing the people-to-people connections in between India and also Sri Lanka,” the declaration stated.
It might be remembered that, Mr. W.D. Amaradeva, Sri Lanka’s well known songs genius, was provided ‘Padma Shri’ in the year 2002.