Sukri Bommagowda recieves Padma Shri award at New Delhi

Source: S.O. News Service | By Staff Correspondent | Published on 3rd April 2017, 11:42 PM | Coastal News |

Karwar: Sukri Bommagowda, the nightangle of Halakki Vokkaliga tribes recieved the Padma Shri Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi.

Sukri bomma gowda, popularly known as SUKRAJJI, hails from Badageri of Ankola taluk in Uttara Kannada district. Her fight against liqour and scheduled tribes status to her community, and singing of thousands of folk songs have not only made her popular but also brought her the fourth highest civilian award of the country.

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