Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Padma Awards 2011, Padma Awards 2011 nominations, 1303 nominations for Padma Awards 2011, Padma Vibhushan Award, Padma Bhushan Award, Padma Shri Award

Padma Awards 2011, Padma Awards 2011 nominations, 1,303 nominations for Padma Awards 2011, Padma Vibhushan Award, Padma Bhushan Award, Padma Shri Award nominations List


The government has received nomination of 1,303 names for the three categories of top civilian awards for 2011. An RTI reply from the home ministry has revealed that the list has names of a chief minister and another ex-chief minister for the Padma Awards for their literary works and achievement in the field of instrumental music.

Indian cricketer VVS Laxman, shooter Gagan Narang, wrestler Sushil Kumar, actress Kajol, Tabbu and actor Irfan Khan will be conferred of Padma Shri awards.

Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal who is popularly known as 'Nishank' in his home state for his literary works has been nominated under literature and education category. Similarly, former Orissa chief minister Giridhar Gamang has been nominated under the 'instrumental music' category.

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu are in the race for the country’s highest civilian honour.

The government has also received nominations of Satyendra Dubey and Manjunath Sanmugham, who were murdered for fighting against corruption. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, fashion designer Ritu Beri and shooter Tejaswami Sawant are few of the prominent names who have been nominated for the Padma Awards, which would be announced on the eve of Republic Day. The list also includes names of Bollywood stars Jaya Prada, Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan.

On the Other hand, government has also announced the gallantry awards. 21 armymen will get Shaurya Chakra and five will get Kirti Chakra this year. Major Lass Ram will confer Ashoka Chakra posthumously.

Source:-timesofindia.indiatimes.com, english.samaylive.com


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