Padma Vibhushan to General Bipin Rawat, Kalyan Singh
Millennium Post Delhi|January 26, 2022
PADMA AWARDS ANNOUNCED

NEW DELHI: On the eve of Republic Day, the Centre on Tuesday announced the list of recipients of the Padma awards. Among other honours, first Chief of Defence StaffLate General Bipin Rawat and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh have been awarded the Padma Vibhushan.

Cyrus Poonawalla of the Serum Institute of India, which manufactured COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, and Krishna Ella and Suchitra Ella of Bharat Biotech, which produced India’s indigenous Coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, were also given Padma Bhushan.

Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who was awarded the Padma Bhushan, has decided to refuse it.

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