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Pannuru Sripathi (born April 20, 1943) in a small village near Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India, is a traditional painter who won the Padma Shri Award in 2007. Sripathi obtained a diploma in Drawing in 1969. Sripathi has served the traditional craft by training more than 1000 younger generations and art lovers in India and abroad. Sripathi represented India in Japan, Russia, USA, Singapore, Austria, and Germany for festival of India.

Awards and accolades


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