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Madan Singh Chauhan Received Padma Shri Award

  • 09 Nov 2021
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On November 8, 2021 President Ram Nath Kovind honored Sufi singer and musician Madan Singh Chauhan from Chhattisgarh with Padma Shri at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Key Points

  • Madan Singh Chauhan has been awarded the Padma Shri award in the field of arts for the year 2020.
  • It is worth noting that a total of 141 people were selected for the Padma Awards for the year 2020, out of which 7 people were selected for Padma Vibhushan, 16 for Padma Bhushan and 118 for Padma Shri.
  • These Padma Awards for the year 2020 could not be conferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which were presented at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on November 8, 2021.
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