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Padma awards 2022: Full list

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The Home Ministry today announced the list of recipients of the Padma awards - one of the highest civilian awards of the country. 128 people have been honoured this year with the Awards that are conferred in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. These awards are conferred by the President at ceremonial functions held at his official residence - the Rashtrapati Bhawan - around March or April each year.

India's first Chief of Defence Staff, who died last month in a horrific chopper crash, has been honoured posthumously with Padma Vibhushan - the country's second-highest civilian award.

Vaccine makers - Cyrus Poonawalla of the Serum Institue and Krishna Ella and Suchitra Ella of Bharat Biotech - have been honoured with Padma Bhushan.

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