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Venu Srinivasan Receives Padma Bhushan For His Role In Trade and Industry

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

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central Government, on Monday, facilitated Venu Srinivasan with the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the Trade and Industry.

Srinivasan is the Chairman of Sundaram-Clayton Group which includes India's third-largest two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company and die-casting company Sundaram-Clayton.

The official handle of President Ram Nath Kovind shared the news on Twitter. President of India’s official handle tweeted."President Kovind presents Padma Bhushan to Shri Venu Srinivasan for Trade and Industry. He is the Chairman of Sundaram-Clayton Group which includes India's third-largest two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company and die-casting company Sundaram-Clayton,” President official Twitter handle 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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