Tnpsc: 2019 Eminent Personalities and places in the news

  • Girish Karnad, actor and playwright passed away at age of 81. He received Padma Shri in 1974 and Padma Bhushan in 1992. He served as Chairman for Sangeet Natak Academy from 1988-1993.
  • Amrita Pritam, first women to win the Sahitya Akademi award. Google celebrated his 100th birthday with a google doodle on 31 August 2020.
  • Prabhakar Barwe was a great modern Indian painter. He was awarded in Lalit Kala Akademi Award in 1976. In his memory Union culture minister organised an exhibition on Prabhakar Barwe in New Delhi.
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* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.
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