Padma Awards 2021 Live Updates: Padma Vibhushan for SPB, Padma Shri for Solomon Papaiya

The Padma Awards for 2020 have been presented today.

Padma awards 2021 Winners List.

The Government of India has been conferring the highest award, the Bharat Ratna, on its citizens since 1954. This award is the highest award given in India. Next up are the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padmasree awards. These are called the “Padma Awards”.

The Padma Awards ceremony, which had not been held for two years due to the Corona disaster, was held in Delhi today. President Ramnath Govind presented the awards to the awardees.

The awards are announced each year on the eve of Republic Day. The government is presenting the award at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace. President Ramnath Govind has presented 119 Padma Awards for the year 2021. The Padma Awards for the year 2021 are being held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the capital Delhi. The function was attended by leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Foreign Minister Jaishankar.

Padma Awards 2021 Live Updates: Padma Vibhushan for SPB, Padma Shri for Solomon Papaiya
Padma Awards 2021 Live Updates: Padma Vibhushan for SPB, Padma Shri for Solomon Papaiya

The list of 119 awards includes 7 Padma Vibhushan Awards, 10 Padma Bhushan Awards and 102 Padma Shri Awards. Badminton player PV Sindhu was awarded the Padma Bhushan. Actress Kangana Ranaut has been awarded the Padma Shri. Late singer SP Balasubramanian has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan. Also, the late former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan by her daughter Bansuri.

The panel also awarded the Padma Shri to Solomon Papaya and the Padma Bhushan to playback singer Chitra. Basketball player P. Anita has been awarded the Padma Shri. It is noteworthy that 11 people from Tamil Nadu have been awarded the Padma Awards.

Padma bhushan award 2021

Krishnammal Jegannathan, a social worker from Tamil Nadu, Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of the TVS Group, and Manoj Das, a literary figure from Pondicherry, received the Padma Bhushan award.

Padmashree award 2021

Similarly, the Padma Shri award was given on behalf of Tamil Nadu to film playback singer Bombay Jayasree, House Speaker Solomon Papaya, social worker Krishnammal and social worker S. Ramakrishnan.

Entrepreneur Sridhar Vembu, Thiruvenkadam Veeragavan in the medical field, cartoonist KC Sivasankar, archer Subbu Arumugam and basketball player P. Anita were also awarded the Padma Shri.

In addition, terracotta sculptor Munusamy Krishnabhaktar, social worker Subramanian, 105-year-old nature farmer Papammal and gear man of Coimbatore P. Subramanian also received the Padma Shri award.

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