Friends , Prestigious Padma awards announced today for the year 2015 . This list includes 9 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awardees. 17 women has been selected for the Padma awards and equal number in the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and four posthumous awardees.
Former Deputy Prime Minister and BJP veteran L K Advani, film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine personalities who have been selected for Padma Vibhushan this year.
20 personalities including former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami, Constitutional expert Subhash Kashyap, lawyer Harish Salve, Microsoft Chief Bill Gates and his wife Melinda will be conferred with Padma Bhushan.
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Film maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, script writer Prasoon Joshi, badminton player P V Sindhu and woman cricketer Mithali Raj are among the 75 personalities who have been selected for Padma Shri.
The Awards are given in various disciplines including art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports every year on the occasion of Republic Day