President Kovind awards three Padmavibhushan, eight Padmabhushan and 61 Padma Shri awards at a Civil Investiture Ceremony

In a civil investiture ceremony, President of India, Ramnath Kovind awarded three Padmavibhushan, eight Padmabhushan and 61 Padma Shri Awards to civilians earlier on 8th November

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Praggya Guptaa | November 9, 2021 | 09.11.2021


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Padma Awardees 2021 with President Ramnath Kovind
Padma Awardees 2021 with President Ramnath Kovind

 The President of India, Ramnath Kovind on Monday conferred the highest civilian honours in Indiam the Padma Awards 2021 to as many as 119 recipients, in an honorary ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Government of India averted hosting the same ceremony last year owing to covid 19 pandemic.

The Govenment of India, on Sunday announced that the award will be conferred in four seperate ceremonies at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 8 and October 9 to honour Padma awards recipients. Among several recipients from diverse fields the Padma awards is conferred to shuttler PV Sindhu, footballer Oinam Bembem Devi, singer Channulal Mishra and Journalist Lalbiakthanga Pachuau.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday conferred the Padma awards to shuttler PV Sindhu, footballer Oinam Bembem Devi, singer Pandit Channulal Mishra and journalist Lalbiakthanga Pachuau, among others.

The list of Padma Awardees 2021 consists 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri awardees. Sixteen awards have been conferred posthumously, including 29 women and one trans person.

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