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Padma Awards 2020: Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj; Padma Bhushan for Manohar Parrikar; check list here

DNA Saturday, 25 January 2020
This year, the Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to seven people, the Padma Bhushan to 16 individuals and the Padma Shree to 118 people
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INDIA CELEBRATES 71st REPUBLIC DAY, PADMA VIBHUSHAN AWARDS: ARUN JAITLEY, SUSHMA SWARAJ AND GEORGE FERNANDES, SONIA GANDHI HITS OUT AT MODI GOVT, TELANGANA CM K CHANDRASEKHAR RAO: WILL PASS RESOLUTION AGAINST CAA, COURT: NO FURTHER DIRECTIONS REQUIRED ON NIRBHAYA CONVICT'S PLEA, CORONAVIRUS MENACE...

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