Padma Shri Glory | Kashmiri Wood Carving Artisan Ghulam Nabi Dar Celebrates Hard-Earned Recognition I was very happy when I heard the news, said Ghulam Nabi Dar, a Kashmiri wood carving artist. I have worked very hard to learn this craft. With the hard work I have done, and the trouble that I have faced, Allah has rewarded me by giving me the Padma Shri Award. I learnt it on my own. One needs to have a passion for art and patience to learn the craft. Ghulam Nabi Dar is known for his meticulous designs and intricate carving.