In all, 89 personalities were presented the awards that were announced on Republic Day-eve this year.
President Mukherjee presented the awards at a Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, Padma Bhushan is given for distinguished service of high order and 'Padma Shri' for distinguished service in the field of art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service and others.
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