Padma Vibhushan 2019
|Teejan Bai ||Art-Vocals-Folk||Chhattisgarh|
|Ismail Omar Guelleh (Foreigner)||Public Affairs||Djibouti|
|Anilkumar Manibhai Naik||Trade & Industry-|
|Balwant Moreshwar Purandare||Art-Acting-Theatre||Maharashtra|
Teejan Bai :Singer of Pandavani, literally means stories of Pandavas and involves enacting and singing with instrumental accompaniment an ektara or a tambura in one hand and sometimes a kartal in another. She won Padma Shree in 1988, Padma Bhushan in 2003.
Anilkumar Manibhai Naik: Naik has been associated with Larsen and Toubro Limited for over five decades and has played a major role in the organisation’s rise. He was instrumental in boosting the company’s presence overseas, the morale of its employees and focused on delivering superior value to stakeholders. He had been awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2009. He has also served as the Chairman of IIM Ahmedabad.
Balwant Moreshwar Purandare: Purandare, who is best known for his book on life and times of Chhatrapati Shivaji called Raja Shivchattrapati and play Janata Raja also on the life of Shivaji, calls himself a balladeer of Shivaji and presented the romanticised life and times of Shivaji through his works and speeches for the last three quarters of a century.
Padma Bhushan 2019
14 persons were awarded Padma Bhushan in different categories. Some of the awardees are:
|Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair||Art-Acting-Film||Kerala|
|V K Shunglu||Civil Service||Delhi|
|Hukumdev Narayan Yadav||Public Affairs||Bihar|
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Padma Shri 2019
94 persons were awarded Padma Shri in different categories. Some of the awardees are:
|Harika Dronavalli||Sports-Chess||Andhra Pradesh|
|Kader Khan (Posthumous)|
|Ravindra Kolhe (Duo)*|
Smita Kolhe (Duo)*
|Gita Mehta (Foreigner)||Literature & Education||USA|
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Bharat Ratna Award 2019
- Bharat Ratna,the country’s highest civilian award was conferred to
- Former president Pranab Mukherjee,
- Social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously)
- Musician Dr Bhupen Hazarika (posthumously)
India Celebrates 70th Republic Day
- South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa,was the Chief Guest of the 70th Republic Day.
- Nelson Mandela visited India as the Chief Guest for the Republic day 1995
- In 2018, 10 ASEAN leaders was the Chief Guest of India’s Republic Day.
- Lt Bhavana Kasturi becomes 1st woman, who led a contingent of the India Army Service Corps.
- President Ram Nath Kovind Conferred Ashok Chakra, India’s highest peacetime gallantry honour to militant-turned-soldier,Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani.
- Wani, hails from Cheki Ashmuji in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who lost his life in a counter-terror operation against six terrorists in Hirapur village near Batgund in Shopian.