08 Nov 2021 Padma Awards 2020
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- 08 November 2021 President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Padma Awards 2020 to Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Kangana Ranaut, Adnan Sami, Rani Rampal, PV. Honored 141 people including Sindhu.
- Rani Rampal, who is the captain of the women’s hockey team, was also honored with the Padma Shri Award 2020.
- Padma Shri Award 2020: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who is an actress, also received.
- Pandit Channulal Mishra, who is a Hindustani classical singer, was also honored with the Padma Vibhushan Award 2020.
- On 26 January 2020, the Government of India announced to give Padma Vibhushan to 7 people, Padma Bhushan to 16 and Padma Shri to 118.
- George Fernandes, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj are also named among the recipients of Padma Vibhushan.
- This time 33 women have also received Padma awards, out of which 18 are from foreign, NRI, PIO, OCI category while 12 awards have been given posthumously.
- Some of the Bollywood celebrities like- Kangana Ranaut, Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, Suresh Wadkar (singer) and Adnan Sami (singer) are included in the Padma Shri list.
Padma Vibhushan Award:
- This is the second highest civilian honor, which is given by the Government of India.
- It was established on 02 January 1954.
- This honor is given for distinguished and remarkable service in any field.
Celebrities honored with Padma Vibhushan-
- George Fernandes (posthumously)
- Arun Jaitley (Posthumously)
- Aniruddha Jugnauth (Former Prime Minister of Mauritius)
- Mary Kom
- Chhanu Lal Mishra
- Sushma Swaraj (Posthumously)
- Mahant Visveshatirtha of Pejavara Math (posthumously)
Padma Bhushan Award:
- This honor is the third highest civilian honor given by the Government of India. This honor is given for valuable contribution to the country.
Celebrities honored with Padma Bhushan-
- Krishnammal Jagannathan
- Uttarakhand’s social worker Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi
- Former Nagaland Chief Minister SC Jamir
- Sering Nandol
- Manohar Parrikar (Posthumously)
- Jagdish Seth
- Venu Srinivasan
- PV Sindhu
- Mumtaz Ali
- Syed Muazem Ali (posthumously)
- Muzaffar Hussain Baig
- Ajay Chakraborty
- Manoj Das
- Balkrishna Doshi
- Anand Mahindra
- Neelkanth Ramakrishna Madhav Menon (Posthumously)
Padma Shri Award:
- The honor given only to Indian citizens is by the Government of India.
- This honor is given to recognize his distinguished contribution in various fields such as art, education, industry, literature, science, sports, medicine, social service and public life etc.
Celebrities honored with Padma Shri award-
- Adnan Sami
- Karan Johar
- Kangana Ranaut
- Ekta Kapoor
- Suresh Wadkar
- Bharat Goenka
- Jitu Rai
- Vashistha Narayan Singh (Posthumous)
- Jagdish Lal Ahuja
- Mohammad Sharif
- Javed Ahmed Tak
- Satya narayan Mundayur
- Abdul Jabbar
- Usha Chaumar
- Popatrao Pawar
- Hare Kala Hajba
- Arunodaya Mandal
- Radha Mohan
- Kushal Konwar Sharma
- Triniti Savo
- Ravi kannan
- S Ramakrishnan
- Sundaram Verma
- Munna Master
- Yogi Aryan
- Rahibai Soma Popera
- Himmat Ram Bhambhu
- Mozhikkal Pankajakshi
- India’s highest civilian award.
- Personalities from various fields like social work, literature and education, arts, science and engineering, sports, civil service, etc. are honoured.
- Padma awards are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day, after which the President felicitates them in a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the month of March or April.