Photo: President confers Padma Bhushan on Samatra Mahajan, know who was given the honor?
Padma Awards 2021: The distribution of Padma Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan continued on Tuesday. President of the Republic Ram Nath Kavand conferred Padma Bhushan on former Speaker of Lok Sabha Samatra Mahajan. Elderly sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo was also awarded Padma Bhushan by President Ram Nath Kavand in a city decoration ceremony. Former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan was posthumously awarded the Padma Bhushan. The award was received by his son Chirag Paswan. See pictures below. Let me tell you that this year 119 personalities have been awarded the Padma Award. Many celebrities have been posthumously honored. 7 persons have been awarded Padma Bhushan, 10 persons have been awarded Padma Bhushan and 102 persons have been awarded Padma Shri. They include 29 women.