Republic Day 2023: Like every year, this year also the Padma Awards were announced on the eve of Republic Day. Padma Awards are one of the highest honors of the country. This time 4 leaders are also included among those who got this honor. These include late leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Karnataka CM SM Krishna, Manipur BJP president Thounaojam Chouba Singh and late Tripura leader Narendra Chandra Debbarma.
The government announced the Padma Vibhushan award posthumously to Samajwadi Party founder and former UP Chief Minister and former Defense Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav. Apart from this, former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna, who was the External Affairs Minister in the UPA-1 government led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was also announced to be honored with the Padma Vibhushan. Apart from this, it has been announced to give Padma Samman to the leaders of Manipur and Tripura from North East.
These people will get Padma Vibhushan
According to the list of Padma awardees released by the government on Wednesday evening, apart from Mulayam Singh Yadav and SM Krishna, eminent architects Balkrishna Doshi and Dilip Mahalanabis have been posthumously and famous tabla player Zakir Hussain and eminent scientist Srinivas Vardhan to be honored with Padma Vibhushan. Announced.
Padma Shri Award
It is noteworthy that Padma Awards ie Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri – are among the highest civilian awards of the country. Instituted in 1954, these awards are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day. These awards are given for distinguished achievements/service in fields/disciplines like arts, literature and education, sports, medicine, social work, science and engineering, public affairs, civil service, trade and industry etc.