Which of the following is not among the Padma Vibhushan Awardee 2023?
Correct Answer : c ) Deepak DharExplanation :
Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards of India. They are conferred by the President of India and are announced on the occasion of Republic Day. The award is given in various fields - art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. On the occasion of Republic Day 2023, the President has approved 106 Padma Awards- 6 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 91 Padma Shri awards.
Padma Vibhushan is given for exceptional and distinguished service. Padma Vibhushan awardee 2023 are given below:
- Shri Balkrishna Doshi (posthumous)- Gujarat- Others (Architecture)
- Shri Zakir Hussain- Maharashtra- Art
- Shri S M Krishna- Karnataka- Public Affairs
- Shri Dilip Mahalanabis (posthumous)- West Bengal- Medicine
- Shri Srinivas Vardhan- USA- Science and Engineering
- Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav- Uttar Pradesh- Public Affairs
Shri Deepak Dhar, S L Bhyrappa, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Swami Chinna Jeeyar, Kapil Kapoor are among the Padma Bhushan awardees 2023.
Hence, option (c) is correct.