Watch: President Murmu presents Padma awards, Jhunjhunwala, Birla honoured
Of the 106 Padma awards that were announced, six are Padma Vibhushan, nine are Padma Bhushan and 91 are Padma Shri. Mulayam Singh Yadav, Zakir Hussain, KM Birla and Sudha Murty are among 106 Padma Award recipients this year.
President Droupadi Murmu conferred Padma Awards for this year, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan today evening. Of the 106 Padma awards that were announced, six are Padma Vibhushan, nine are Padma Bhushan and 91 are Padma Shri.
Former Union Minister SM Krishna, Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Singer Suman Kalyanpur, Kantha embroidery artist Pritikana Goswami are among those who have been honoured at the ceremony.
Watch as recipients from different fields, including politics, art, science, and academics received their awards from President Murmu.
Former Union Minister SM Krishna received the Padma Vibhushan.
Aditya Birla Group chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla honoured with the Padma Bhushan.
Singer Suman Kalyanpur received the Padma Bhushan from President Droupadi Murmu.
Pandwani singer Usha Barle received the Padma Shri.
Siddi tribe member Hirbai Ibrahim Lobi, who works for the upliftment and development of her community received the Padma Shri.
Veteran investor and Akasa Air founder, late Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's wife Rekha Jhunjhunwala receives the Padma Shri (posthumously) on his behalf.
Bhanubhai Chitara, Kalamkari artist from the Chunara community, received the Padma Shri.
Ratan Chandra Kar, a retired Government Doctor from Andamans received the Padma Shri.