We have seen that this year 128 Padma awards are also being presented in two civil investiture Ceremonies. Now the first Civil Investiture Ceremony also had been held on 21st March the 54 personalities had been given the honor. It is reported that among the prominent awardees at the second investiture ceremony there were Padma Vibhushan recipients who are former Uttar Pradesh chief minister late Kalyan Singh and also the classical vocalist Prabha Atre.
Our respected president Ram Nath Kovind had conferred Padma awards on 74 distinguished personalities, containing former NJP leader late Kalyan Singh and also the Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra for the year 2022 at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-II happened at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
The 128 Padma Awards this year are presented in two civil Investiture Ceremonies. It seems that the first Civil Investiture Ceremonies. The first Civil Investiture Ceremonies had been held on 21st March while 54 personalities were also given the honor. All of the prominent awards at the second investiture ceremony had been Padma Vibhushan recipients, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister late Kalyan Singh and also the classical vocalist Prabha Atre, one of the reputed Padma Bhushan recipients actor Victor Banerjee, and Krishna Murthy Ella and Suchitra Krishna Ella of Bharat Biotech for making coronavirus vaccine Covaxin confirmed by the official statement.
Neeraj Chopra, the Gold Medalist of the Tokyo Olympics, and singers Sulochana Chavan and Sonu Nigam got Padma Shri from the President. The Tokyo Paralympics gold medalist Javelin thrower Sumit Antil also got the prestigious Padma Shri award in the field of sports.
The professor of Ireland Rutger Kortenhorst also got Padma Shri for his contribution of such popularizing Sanskrit in Irish schools.
The Padma Awards are also one of the top civilian honours of India declared annually on the eve of Republic Day to identify the achievements in all sectors of such activities or such disciplines where such an element of public service also has been involved. It seems that the awards are also conferred in three categories-Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. These Padma Vibhushan awards are also conferred for such exceptional and distinguished service Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of the higher-order, and Padma Shri for their distinguished service.
The list of this year of Padma Awards contains four Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan, and 107 Padma Shri Awards. It seems that thirty-four of the Padma awardees are women. This list of awardees also contains 10 persons from the category f Foreigners /NRI/PIO/OCI and 13 Posthumous awardees.
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