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President honours 56 eminent people with Padma Awards

By HindusthanSamachar | Publish Date: Mar 11 2019 7:31PM
President honours 56 eminent people with Padma Awards
New Delhi,11 March(HS):President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday awarded 56 eminent people with Padma awards. The list of awardee recipients includes Akali Dal leader Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, American company CEO John Tim Chambers, actor Mohanlal,former deputy speaker of Lok Sabha- Karia Munda, well-known journalist Kuldip Nayar, wrestler Bajrang Punia, MP Hukumdev Narayan Yadav and former Foreign secretary S.Jaishankar. The Central government had released the list of 112 names for the selection of the prestigious award on this Republic day.The first phase of award recipients were invited to the official function''s inaugurationat the Rashtrapati Bhawan.Vice-President Venkiah H. Naidu,Prime Minister Modi,Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were present at the official event. The second list of the awarded recepients will be felicitated in a second official function on March 16.The President today awarded eight personalities which include the eminent list- John.T.Chambers,MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa,Praveen Jamnadas Govardhan,V.Mohanlal, Budhaditya Mukherjee,Kuria Munda, Kuldip Nayar, Hukumdev Narayan Yadav. The President also felicitated personalities like former foreign secretary S.Jaishankar,singer Shankar Mahadevan,actor-filmmaker Prabhudeva,K Classical singer from Karnataka, Anandan Sivamani. In the sports world apart from wrestler Bajrang Punia, many sports personalities like table tennis player Sharat Kamal,Chess grandmaster Harika Dronavalli and Kabaddi player Ajay Thakur with the prestigious honour.Apart from the above personalities, Anandan Sivamani, Rajasthan''s Jagdish Prasad Pareekh in farming sector, Gujarat''s Dr.Vimal Patel in architecture sector, Shantanu Narayan in Business sector,Ganpat.I.Patel in the field of literature and education,Dr. R.V.Raman in health sector,Madhya Pradesh''s Mahesh Sharma in social work sector and Haryana''s Mahendra Singh in animal Husbandry sector were awarded the Padma shree awards. Hindusthan Samachar/ Rahul Khazanchi \
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