Fayaz Ahmad Jan is an Indian papier-mâché artisan, who was awarded the Padma Shri (2019), the fourth highest civilian award in India for his work in artcraft and papier-mâché.[1][2] Fayaz has participated in various workshops, held in the United States, Brazil, France, Sweden, Italy, Singapore, Oman, Dubai, Iran and Kyrgyzstan. He hails from Hassanabad of Srinagar district, Kashmir.[3]

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  1. ^ "List of Padma Awardees 2019" (PDF). Padmaawards.gov.in. Government of India.
  2. ^ "Kashmir artist Fayaz Ahmad Jan conferred Padam Shri". Daily Excelsior. 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Kashmir valley basks in Padma glory". New Indian Express. 28 January 2019. Archived from the original on 30 January 2019.