SunstarTV Bureau: The Union Home Ministry on Monday informed that India President has approved conferment of 119 Padma awards where seven to get Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri.
Twenty-nine women are among the Padma awardees and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRI, PIO AND OCI and one transgender. Sixteen people have been given the award posthumously.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and late singer SP Balasubramaniam were named for Padma Vibhushan while Chief Minister late Tarun Gogoi and Keshubhai Patel, former Union Minister late Ram Vilas Paswan and former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan have been confronted Padma Bhushan.
Here the lists of Padma awardees: