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Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes posthumously

Updated : January 28, 2020 03:22 PM IST

Padma awards, one of the highest civilian awards of India were announced on the occasion of Republic Day.

Former union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes, Olympian boxer Mary Kom and former Mauritius prime minister Anerood Jugnauth were among seven prominent personalities awarded the Padma Vibhushan.

Famous classical bhajan singer from Varanasi Channulal Mishra and Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi, who passed away recently, have also been given the highest Padma award--Padma Vibhushan.
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