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Photos: President confers Padma awards on 47 'inspiring' personalities

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Published : Mar 11, 2019, 12:06 pm IST
Updated : Mar 11, 2019, 1:31 pm IST

The government had earlier announced awards in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday conferred Padma Shri award, one of the highest civilian honours. (Photo: File)
 President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday conferred Padma Shri award, one of the highest civilian honours. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday conferred Padma Shri award, one of the highest civilian honours.

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon director and actor Prabhu Deva for the field of Art - Dance (Photo: ANI | Twitter)President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon director and actor Prabhu Deva for the field of Art - Dance (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

 

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon former foreign secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon former foreign secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon singer and music director Shankar Mahadevan (Photo: ANI | Twitter)President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon singer and music director Shankar Mahadevan (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon Bajrang Punia for the field of Sports- Wrestling (Photo: ANI | Twitter)President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon Bajrang Punia for the field of Sports- Wrestling (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Indian percussionist Anandan Sivamani conferred with Padma Shri award by President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)Indian percussionist Anandan Sivamani conferred with Padma Shri award by President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

 

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon Kabaddi team's captain Ajay Thakur (Photo: ANI | Twitter)President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri award upon Kabaddi team's captain Ajay Thakur (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

The awards are given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service).

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