The honour of the Padma Awards was given to Sushma Swaraj, Kangana Ranaut, Ekta Kapoor Arun Jaitely and other famous personalities who received this award on Monday.
The former Minister of External Affairs minister Late Sushma Swaraj and former Finance minister Late Arun Jaitely received Padma Vibushan Award on 8 November 2021, Monday.
The family members of both union ministers received the award on their behalf from president Shri Ram Math Kovind at Rastrapati Bhawan.
Bansuri Swaraj, the daughter of Sushma Swaraj accepted the award while Jaitely’s award was handed over to his wife Sangeeta Jaitely and his son Rohan Jaitely penned a note of thank you on Twitter as he says “My father Shri Arun Jaitely many no longer amongst us, but 8tg his work and vision would always remain a part of our lives and millions of Indians. I thank our Prime Minister Shri @NarendraModi for honouring his legacy and contribution, by conferring him with Padma Vibushan.”
Other Bollywood personalities such as Ekta Kapoor, Adnan Sami and Kangana Ranaut were awarded Padma Shri Award on Monday. Meanwhile, late former Assam CM Taran Gogoi, badminton player PV Sindhu and late politician Ram Vilas Paswan were among those who were awarded Padma Vibushan Award.