The Padma Awards have been announced By Central Govt
New Delhi, agencies. The Padma awards to be given on the occasion of Republic Day have been announced. This time, seven personalities have been announced to award Padma Vibhushan, 10 padma Bhushan and Padma Shri award on 102. 16 personalities have been announced to confer padma awards posthumously.
The country's second highest civilian award is also named after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abby and singer SP Balasubramanyam (posthumously) among those who received the Padma Vibhushan. Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (posthumously), former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan (posthumously) and former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan will be conferred with the Padma Bhushan.e
PM Modi proud of those who have been honoured
In a tweet on the Padma awards, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "We are proud of all those who have been honoured with the Padma award. India has been honouring the contribution of celebrities working for the nation and humanity. These extraordinary personalities from different walks of life worked to bring about qualitative changes in the lives of others.
Padma Vibhushan Award
Shinzo Abe (Japan): India-Japan relations had progressed during the tenure of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. He has been given the Padma Vibhushan award for public service. He resigned from his post due to poor health.
SP Balasubramanian (posthumously): Singer SP Balasubramanian is being conferred the Padma Vibhushan award for his contribution to the art field. He sang thousands of songs in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam languages.
Sudarshan Sahu: Odisha's famous sculptor Sudarshan Sahu has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan for his contribution in the field of art. Their artifacts are discussed all over the world.
Narinder Singh Kapani: According to an announcement made by the Union Home Ministry, eminent Indian-American physicist Narinder Singh Kapani will also be awarded the Padma Vibhushan posthumously for his work in the field of fibre optics.
They are also padma vibhushan
The padma Vibhushan award has also been announced to the famous cardiologist of Karnataka, Belle Monappa Hegde, Indian Islamic scholar and activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, archaeologist Bibi Lal.
10 including Sumitra Mahajan
The padma Bhushan awardees include former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, former principal secretary to the Prime Minister Npendra Mishra, former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan (posthumously), former CM Tarun Gogoi (posthumously) of Assam and Dharamguru Kale Sadiq (posthumously). A total of 10 people have been given Padma Bhushan awards. These include Keshubhai Patel, Chandrashekhar Kanbra, Tarlochan Singh.
102 celebrities including Mridula Sinha, Peter Brook to be padma shri
A total of 102 personalities including former Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, British film director Peter Brook, Father Vallis (posthumously), Professor Chaman Lal Sapru (posthumously) will be honoured with the Padma Shri award.
Former Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha, British film director Peter Brook, Father Vallés (posthumous), Professor Chaman Lal Sapru (posthumous) are among 102 recipients of Padma Shri award.
These sports personalities are also honoured
Six sports personalities will be honoured with padma awards along with veteran table tennis player Mauma Das. On the eve of Republic Day, various Padma awards were announced on behalf of President Ram Nath Kovind. The Home Ministry confirmed this on Monday. Apart from Mauma, P. Anita, Madhavan Nambiar, Sudha Singh of Uttar Pradesh, Virendra Singh of Haryana and KV Venkatesh will be conferred with Padamshree. Virendra is known as a dumb wrestler. These personalities will be honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind.