Padma Awards 2021 announced: See the full list of Padma awardees
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday evening announced the Padma Awards 2021 on the eve of 72nd Republic Day. Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and singer SP Balasubramaniam were among the Padma Vibhushan recipients. Read full list of Padma awardees on Dynamite News.
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards on the occasion of Republic Day. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri awards. About 29 of the awardees are women. The list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been honoured with Padma Vibhushan, Ram Vilas Paswan with Padma Bhushan.
These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.
Here’s the full list of Padma awardees for the year 2021 on Dynamite News: