Things You Must Know About Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri

The Padma Awards are given in all disciplines or fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. These awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan sometime around March or April. Padma means Lotus and Lotus flower is the national flower of India. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. As of Jan 2016, the award has been bestowed on…

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