President Mukherjee confers Padma Shri to Madhubani artist Baua Devi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 31 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday conferred the prestigious Padma Shri award to noted Madhubani artist Baua Devi at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on April 12, 2015 presented to the Lord Mayor of Hannover, a Madhubani painting depicting various stages of life, association with nature, as also the interconnected nature of life on earth. The painting was painted on canvas by Baua Devi. Speaking to her at the Rashtrapati Bhawan yesterday, the Prime Minister mentioned that painting and presented Baua Devi a copy of the photo of that gift ceremony at Hannover. (ANI)