Mumbai, 18 August 2021: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari today presented the Matrubhumi Bhushan Award to veterans from the armed forces at a felicitation function held at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Wednesday.

The Governor also presented the Shiksha Bhushan, Sahitya Bhushan and Seva Bhushan awards to various personalities on the occasion. The Awards were instituted by the Hindi Academy, Mumbai.

Former Minister of State for Home Kripa Shankar Singh, President of the Academy Dr Pramod Pandey and Vice President Aalok Chaubey were present.

Veer Nari Dr Kanta Mukherjee who served in Army Dental Corps and treated battle casualties during the 1971 War, Veer Nari Karzin Mogal, wife of the late Lt Cdr Firdaus Mogal from Indian Navy Submarine Force, educationist Dr Grace Pinto were among those felicitated on the occasion.