New Delhi : Former Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes, Olympic boxer Mary Kom, former Prime Minister of Mauritius Anirudh Jagannath have been honored with Padma Vibhushan on Republic Day this 12 months.
The officers gave this info on Saturday. According to officers, former Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Srinivasan, Olympic badminton participant PV Sindhu, former Nagaland Chief Minister SC Jamir and Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffar Hussain Baig have been awarded the Padma Bhushan. <! –
Four massive stars from Bollywood have additionally been chosen this time for Padma Shri. In which actress Kangana Ranaut, director Ekta Kapoor, singer Adnan Sami and producer director Karan Johar have been included. Cricketer Zaheer Khan, hockey participant Rani Rampal, shooter Jeetu Rai might be honored with Padma Shri
The officers mentioned that Jaitley, Swaraj and Parrikar have been given Padmavibhushan posthumously. According to officers, seven distinguished personalities have been chosen for Padma Vibhushan on the event of 71st Republic Day this 12 months, whereas 16 have been chosen for Padma Bhushan and 118 for Padma Shri.