Padma Shri Award: The Padma conferring ceremony took place at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Shah Rashid Ahmed Qadri, a resident of Karnataka, has been awarded the Padma Shri by President Draupadi Murmu. Shah Rashid Bidri is an artist. He is recognized for introducing many new patterns and designs to Bidri art.
PM Narendra Modi met all the award winners after the ceremony. During this, Shah Rashid held PM Modi’s hand and thanked him. He said on this occasion, ‘I did not expect the award from the BJP government, but I have been proved wrong.’
i tried 10 years to get the award
Shah Rashid said, ‘I tried for 10 years to get this award. When the BJP government came, I thought that I will not get this award because BJP never gives anything to Muslims, but PM Modi proved me wrong by choosing me for this award.
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“I thought BJP doesn’t give anything to Muslims..but PM Modi proved me wrong”
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Know what is Bidri art?
Bidri is a folk art, which originated from the city of Bidar in Karnataka. Its naming is also from Bidar village. Now it has spread in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh also. In this, crafts are made using metals like zinc, copper, silver.
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