Gautam Gambhir, Odisha Tea Seller & Some Others Receive Padma Awards


Today, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards for 2019 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, actor Manoj Bajpayee, mountaineer Bachendri Pal, ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan and Odisha tea seller D Prakash Rao were among the recipients of the honour. 

At the 2019 Civil Investiture Ceremony, one of the highest civilian awards of the country, the Padma Awards were conferred. A part of the Padma Awards ceremony was earlier held last week on Monday in which former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, Akali Dal leader Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, film personalities Mohanlal and Prabhu Deva received the honour among others.


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