S Janaki

No north-south bias in Padma awards: Narayanaswamy

Government on Sunday rejected noted playback singer S Janaki`s claim that artistes from south were generally neglected in Padma awards.

Jan 27, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Singer S. Janaki refuses to accept Padma Bhushan

Expressing dissatisfaction over the number of people from South India figuring in the Padma awards list for 2013, southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki Friday refused to accept Padma Bhushan award announced for her on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

Jan 26, 2013, 20:13 PM IST