Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Andhra Pradesh High Court asked two Telugu actors to return the Padma Awards

Mohan Babu Brahmanandam Padma Shri

Andhra Pradesh High Court on December 2013 asked the Telugu film actor cum producer Mohan Babu and actor Brahmanandam to return their Padma Awards to the Government of India.
Both the recipients carried the Padma Shri as prefix in the title cards of the movie Denikina Ready violating the article 18 of the Indian constitution.
According to the article 18(1) of the constitution the award does not carry any monetary grant and the award cannot be used as a prefix or suffix to the recipient’s name.