Political stalwarts Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar and former Lok Sabha speaker P A Sangma, cricketer Virat Kohli and Carnatic musician K J Yesudas were among the 89 people who were selected for this year's Padma awards. Joshi, Pawar, Sangma and Yesudas figured among the list of seven people who were selected for Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian award. Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour, will not be conferred on anybody this year. Among the other awardees in this ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The government has announced the list of Padma Awards 2017. Distinguished personalities from the field of public service, sports and entertainment will be awarded the Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri awards by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Padma Vibhushan awardees include: Singer K J Yesudas Spiritual guru Sadhguru Jaggi VasudevFormer Union minister and NCP chief Sharad PawarSenior BJP leader Murli Manohar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Padma Awards announced; Padma Vibhushan for Yesudas Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
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