Padma Vibhushan

The Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award in the Republic of India. It consists of a medal and a citation and is awarded by the President of India. It was established on 2 January 1954. It ranks behind the Bharat Ratna
v  Type                 Civilian
v  Category           National
v  Instituted           1954
v  First awarded    1954
v  Last awarded    2015
v  Total awarded   303
v  Awarded by      Government of India
v  Previous name  Pahela Varg

2015 Awardees
Year
Recipient
Field
2015
L. K. Advani
Public Affairs
2015
Amitabh Bachchan
Art
2015
Parkash Singh Badal
Public Affairs
2015
Veerendra Heggade
Social Work
2015
Dilip Kumar
Art
2015
Rambhadracharya
Other
2015
M.R. Srinivasan
Science & Engineering
2015
Kottayan Katankot Venugopal
Public Affairs
2015
Aga Khan IV
Trade and Industry


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