Mon, Mar 28, 2016, 01:26 PM
President Pranab Mukherjee gave away Padma Awards to prominent citizens, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi today. At least 43 persons won Padmashree Awards, while five won Padma Bhushan and eight persons won Padma Vibhushan Awards. The Awardees included late Dhirubhai Ambani, Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher, classical danseuse Yamini Krishnamurthy and sports stars Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza. A number of VIPs including Prime Minister Modi were present.