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Padma Awards

The Padma Awards is one of the highest civilian awards of India. They are presented in three categories namely Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri. They are awarded in several disciplines such as public affairs, social work, art, education and literature, science and engineering, trade and industry, sports, medicine, civil service, etc. About the ..

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Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards

The Karnataka Government will not accept applications for Rajyotsava Awards from 2023. Rather a panel is to be set up to choose the eligible candidates. The state government is following the footsteps of the central government. The central government chooses the Padma awardees by itself. No applications are received from the candidates. What are Karnataka ..

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Padma Awards 2022

The Padma Awards 2022 is to be conferred to vaccine makers to semiconductor market rulers. This time, the Padma awards are being presented to a diversified list of recipients. Around 128 people are to receive the award in 2022. The awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Padma Vibhushan The ..

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Two Personalities who refused Padma Awards

Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and former General Secretary late EMS Namboodirpad are among the two personalities who refused the Padma Awards, from state. Key Points Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is not the first Marxist leader to refuse the national honour. Former General Secretary late EMS Namboodirpad was the first among CPI(M) leaders to refuse ..

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Nominations for Padma Awards – 2022 starts

Online nominations or recommendations for Padma Awards comprising of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri has started and the last date of nomination is September 15, 2021. Key Points Padma awards will be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022. Nominations or recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on Padma ..

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PM invites people’s nominations for Padma Awards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited people to send nominations for Padma Awards 2022. Padma Awards are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day. About Padma Awards Padma awards are the highest civilian honors in India. As of 2020, 3123 people have received them. These awards are conferred in three categories Padma Vibhushan- ..

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Assam to provide Bharat Ratna and Padma like Awards

On the line of Bharat Ratna and Padma Awards, Assam cabinet has decided to institute Asom Ratna Award. About newly announced awards Asom Ratna Award award will be presented every year to one person for his significant contribution to society. Cabinet also decided to constitute Asom Bibhushan, Assam Bhushan Award and Asom Shree award which ..

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