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Chandra Shekhar Singh Awarded Padma Shri For His Role In Agriculture

Bollywood filmmaker and producer Karan Johar, singer Adnan Sami, producer Ekta Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut received the Padma Shri for their contribution in the field of performing arts.

Photo Credit : President of India/Twitter

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central Government, on Monday, facilitated Chandra Shekhar Singh with the Padma Shri for her contribution in the field of Agriculture.

Uttar Pradesh based Sharma is an innovative farmer, who has been working to bring scientific temper and modernisation to agriculture while collaborating with farmers to help them in increasing their productivity and income.

The official handle of President Ram Nath Kovind shared the news on Twitter. “President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Shri Chandrashekhar Singh for Agriculture. He is an innovative farmer, who has been working to bring scientific temper and modernisation to agriculture while collaborating with farmers to help them in increasing their productivity & income," it tweeted.

President Kovind presented a total of 119 Padma awards and the list consists of seven Padma Vibhushan awards, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri awards. 

A total of 29 awardees are women, 16 are posthumous awardees, and one of the recipients is a transgender awardee.

"Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Modi, Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah," as per the official statement. 

The Central Government awarded Shinzo Abe, Late BJP politician Sushma Swaraj with the Padma Vibhushan award in public affairs, Belle Monappa Hegde in medicine, Narender Singh Kapany in science and engineering, S Balasubramanium in art, B.B Lal in archaeology, Sudarshan Sahoo in art, and Maulana Wahiuddin Khan in the field of spirituality. Air Marshal Dr Padma Bandopadhyay received the Padma Shri award in the field of medicine. 

Bollywood filmmaker and producer Karan Johar, singer Adnan Sami, producer Ekta Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut received the Padma Shri for their contribution in the field of performing arts.  


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