NEW DELHI: Fali Nariman (Public Affairs), Khushwant Singh (Literature and Education), P.N. Bhagawati (Public Affairs) and N.N. Vohra (Civil Service) are among the 10 eminent persons conferred the Padma Vibhushan award.
Naresh Chandra (Civil Service), Raja Rao (posthumous for Literature and Education), Sudarshan Erinackal Chandy George (Science and Engineering) and V. Krishnamurthy (Civil Service), Balu Sankaran (Medicine) and Raja Jesudoss Chelliah (Public Affairs) have also been selected for Padma Vibhushan.
Among the 32 eminent persons awarded the Padma Bhushan are Airtel owner Sunil Bharti Mittal, PepsiCo president Indra Nooyi, Chairman of Suzuki Motors Corporation O. Suzuki and social worker Mohini Giri.
The 79 Padma Shri awardees include golfer Jeev Milkha, educationist Mushirul Hassan, chess player Koneru Humpy, writer Vikram Seth and activist Teesta Setalvad. PTI