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Padma Vibhushan

Second highest civilian award of the Republic of India

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Padma Vibhushan: Second highest civilian award of the Republic of India
The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "exceptional and distinguished service", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. The award criteria include "service in any field including service rendered by Government servants" including doctors and scientists, but excluding those working with the public sector undertakings. As of 2020, the award has been bestowed on 314 individuals, including seventeen posthumous and twenty-one non-citizen recipients.

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Padma Vibhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan passes away [Video]

Padma Vibhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan passes away

Legendary Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan passed away in his Mumbai residence on January 17. The celebrated musician was an Indian classical musician in..

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Parkash Badal, Sukhdev Dhindsa return Padma awards in protest against farm laws [Video]

Parkash Badal, Sukhdev Dhindsa return Padma awards in protest against farm laws

SAD leader and former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal returned his Padma Vibhushan award on Thursday. The five-time former CM returned his Padma award in protest against the new farm laws. SAD, one of..

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Former Punjab CM Parkash Badal returns his Padma Vibhushan over farm protest [Video]

Former Punjab CM Parkash Badal returns his Padma Vibhushan over farm protest

Former Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Parkash Singh Badal on December 03 symbolically returned his Padma Vibhushan to protest against the new agricultural laws. Badal said..

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