PM Modi Mourns Demise Of Padma Shri Awardee Shanti Devi
Padma Shri Awardee and voice of poor (social worker) from Odisha Shanti Devi, passed away on January 16. Taking to Twitter, PM Narendra Modi, on January 17, expressed condolences and said, "pained by her demise. My thoughts are with her family and countless admirers. Om Shanti". Shanti Devi has been admired by people for her selfless act of helping poor and underprivileged people and won the highest civilian award.