President Presents Padma Awards To 56 Eminent Personalities


Today, President Pranab Mukherjee has presented the Padma awards to the remaining 56 eminent personalities from various fields in a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi.

The name of the recipients, who were honored with Padma Vibhushan- Superstar Rajnikant, classical singer Dr Girija Devi, journalist Ramoji RaoSinger Udit Narayan, and tennis player Sania Mirza have been honoured with the Padma BhushanActor Priyanka Chopra, writer Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah, among others have been honoured with the Padmashree

Earlier in March, 56 eminent personalities were honoured with the Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The government had announced Padma awards, one of the highest civilian awards in the country, for 112 eminent persons on the eve of Republic Day.

The Padma Awards were instituted in the year 1954. These awards have been announced every year on Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

• Padma Shri is awarded for ‘distinguished service’.

• Padma Bhushan for ‘distinguished service of a high order’.

• Padma Vibhushan for ‘exceptional and distinguished service’.

The award seeks to recognize work of any distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements or service in all fields of activities, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc. All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards.
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