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news about padma awards 2023, padma awards announced a day before republic day, 26 unsung heroes also included

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news about padma awards 2023, padma awards announced a day before republic day, 26 unsung heroes also included

New Delhi: On the eve of Republic Day, 26 unsung heroes including Dr Dilip Mahalnabis were announced to be conferred with the prestigious Padma Awards on Wednesday. Mahalanabis returned from the US to serve in the refugee camps of the 1971 Bangladesh War and promoted the use of ORS solution around the world which saved over five crore lives. Mahalanabis (87) from West Bengal has been posthumously selected for the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award, this year, officials said.

news about padma awards 2023, padma awards announced a day before republic day, 26 unsung heroes also includedPadma Vibhushan honor to Dilip Mahalanobis, father of ORS, know how this solution saved millions of lives in Bangladesh war
The names announced for the Padma awards include 12 from Maharashtra, eight each from Karnataka and Gujarat. Retired government doctor from Andaman and Nicobar Ratan Chandra Kar, social worker Hirabai Lobi, ex-serviceman Munishwar Chander Davar have been selected for the Padma Shri. Ratan Chandra Kar is working with the Jarawa tribe in the Nicobar Islands, while Davar is serving marginalized people in Madhya Pradesh. Naga social activist Ramkuiwangbe Nume has been selected for the Padma Shri. He preserved and promoted the indigenous Heraka culture through awareness camps and programs and established 10 primary schools and encouraged women’s education.

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Those selected for the Padma Shri include ‘Kannur’s Gandhi’ VP Appukuttan Poduval as well as snake catcher Masi Sadaiyan and Gopal and organic farmer Tula Ram Upreti from Sikkim. According to officials, five people including Mulayam Singh Yadav, SM Krishna, Ustad Zakir Hussain will get Padma Vibhushan.

news about padma awards 2023, padma awards announced a day before republic day, 26 unsung heroes also included