President gives away Padma awards
President Pranab Mukherjee gave away 54 Padma awards at a function in the Darbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
President awarded two Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 42 Padma Shree awards. The list of honours were announced January 2013. Nobody was named for the Bharat Ratna this year. The last awardee was the late Bhimsen Joshi in 2008.
Another ceremony is expected later for presentation of the awards to the remaining award winners.
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Topics: Current Affairs 2013