M Venkaiah Naidu, Konidela Chiranjeevi and Vyjayantimala Bali Conferred Padma Vibhushan 2024

M Venkaiah Naidu, Konidela Chiranjeevi and Vyjayantimala Bali Conferred Padma Vibhushan 2024.

The central government has conferred India’s second-highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan to former vice president Venkaiah Naidu, actors Vyjayantimala Bali and Konidela Chiranjeevi, social worker Bindeshwar Pathak (posthumous) and Bharat Natyam dancer Padma Subrahmanyam.

There are 132 names on the list of Padma Awardees for the year 2024, including two duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one).

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

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Padma Vibhushan Awardees 2024 

  1. Vyjayantimala Bali, Art, Tamil Nadu
  2. Konidela Chiranjeevi, Art, Andhra Pradesh
  3. M Venkaiah Naidu, Public Affairs, Andhra Pradesh
  4. Bindeshwar Pathak (Posthumous), Social Work, Bihar
  5. Padma Subrahmanyam, Art, Tamil Nadu

M Venkaiah Naidu

Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is an Indian politician who served as the 13th vice president of India from 2017 to 2022. He is the first Indian vice president born in independent India.

In 1974, he became the convener of the corruption Jayaprakash Narayan Chhatra Sangharsh Samiti of Andhra Pradesh.

He took to the streets in protest against the Emergency and was imprisoned. From 1977 to 1980, he was president of its youth wing.

Naidu is also involved with the Swarna Bharat Trust, a social service organisation founded by him in Nellore. The trust runs a school for poor, orphaned and special-needs children and imparts self-employment training programs, especially for women and youth.

M Venkaiah Naidu – Padma Vibhushan 2024 | Public Affairs | Andhra Pradesh | 74 yrs

Q. Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu Conferred Padma Vibhushan 2024 in which field?

(A) Art

(B) Public Affairs

(C) Social Work

(D) Science & Engineering

Answer: B

Also, Check: Padma Awards 2024 announced | Full List of Padma Awards 2024 Winners

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