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Actors like Kamal Haasan, Vidya Balan and Paresh Rawal, along with noted scientist R.A. Mashelkar, yoga expert B.K.S. Iyenger, tennis player Leander Paes, cricketer Yuvraj Singh, and former chief justice of India, the late J. S. Verma, were conferred with the Padma awards recently on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.
While Mashelkar and Iyengar have been awarded with Padma Vibhushan, 24 well-known people including Verma, Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Haasan, writers Anita Desai and Ruskin Bond, badminton player P.Gopichand and Paes got the Padma Bhushan.
The 101 people who were conferred with the Padma Shri include Vidya Balan and Paresh Rawal, cricketers Yuvraj and Anjum Chopra, Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, and fashion designer Wendell Rodricks.
Of the total 127 Padma Awardees, 27 are women and ten are foreigners, NRIs and PIOs.
The awards will be presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function which will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March or April, 2014.
We heartily congratulate all of them for their immense efforts towards the society!
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