WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jan 25, 2019, 10.33 PM
Late actor Kadar Khan, cricketer Gautam Gambhir and former diplomat S Jaishankar are among 94 persons who will be conferred the country's fourth highest civilian award, the ministry of home affairs announced today.
Padma Shri is the highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. The Padma Shri is conferred by President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.