Padma Awards ceremony postponed due to coronavirus
The ceremony where the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan are given out to the awardees was scheduled to be held on April 3 but has now been postponed by the government of India, as per reports in ANI.
Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards in the country and are given in various fields like art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.
ANI tweeted, “Govt of India:
Padma Award ceremony, scheduled to be held on April 3 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, has been postponed. Next date and time to be announced in due course. #Coronavirus”