President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred Padma Awards at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Kovind confers 119 Padma awards including 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards. BJP leaders late Sushma Swaraj and late Arun Jaitley were honoured with the Padma Vibhushan award posthumously. Among other prominent names who have been honoured with the prestigious civilian awards include Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, singer Adnan Sami and Hindustani classical exponent Pandit Chhannulal Mishra.
Nov 08, 2021, 08:31PM ISTSource: TOI.in