Some of the recipients have refused or returned their conferments. The committee recommendations are later submitted to the Prime Minister and the President for the further approval. As of 2020[update], the award has been bestowed on 1270 individuals, including twenty-four posthumous and ninety-seven non-citizen recipients. The singer also mentioned that she is not against the Government and expressed happiness for the recognition but requested the Government to "show some more consideration to the artists from the southern parts of the country. [16] Pushpa Mittra Bhargava, 1986 recipient and scientist and founder-director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), returned his award in 2015 in protest of the Dadri mob lynching and out of concern at the "prevailing socio-politico situation" in the country. Ronen Sen, who was then serving as the Indian Ambassador to the United States, had told the PMO that the conferral would not be appropriate because of the controversy associated with Chatwal's financial dealings in two countries. The 1954 statutes did not allow posthumous awards but this was subsequently modified in the January 1955 statute. The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri. [12], Padma Vibhushan medal suspended by a ribbon, Indicates a citizen of the United Kingdom, Indo-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, "The Gazette of India—Extraordinary—Part I", "Balaji Raghavan S. P. Anand Vs. 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[3] The criteria included "distinguished service of a high order in any field including service rendered by Government servants", but excluded those working with the public sector undertakings with the exception of doctors and scientists. [11] The conferral of the award is not considered official without its publication in the Gazette. A centrally located lotus flower is embossed and the text "Padma" written in Devanagari script is placed above and the text "Bhushan" is placed below the lotus. [2], When instituted in 1954, the Padma Vibhushan was classified as "Pahela Varg" (Class I) under the three-tier Padma Vibhushan awards; preceded by the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award,[4] and followed by "Dusra Varg" (Class II), and "Tisra Varg" (Class III). Award recipients by year; Year Number of recipients 1954 17. [1] Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "distinguished service of a high order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. 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[2] The decoration is a circular-shaped toned bronze medallion 1 3⁄4 inches (44 mm) in diameter and 1⁄8 inch (3.2 mm) thick. [23][24] He was also accused of lobbying for the award by leveraging "his contacts in the Prime Minister's Office and United States Congress. The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award of the Republic of India. 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The centrally placed pattern made of outer lines of a square of 1 3⁄16 inches (30 mm) side is embossed with a knob carved within each of the outer angles of the pattern. Chatwal also served summons in January 2010. The award recipients are announced on 26 January, the Republic Day of India. This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 04:04. [26][27][28] According to media reports, there were several cases filed or registered after April 2009 which includes three criminal complaints with Kerala Police and four cases in Delhi High Court and Kerala High Court. [3] It is ranked fourth in the order of precedence of wearing of medals and decorations. Both petitioners questioned the civilian awards being "titles" per an interpretation of Article 18 (1) of the Constitution of India. Individuals from ten different fields were awarded, which includes sixty artists, thirty-five from literature and education, twenty-four from science and engineering, twenty-one from trade and industry, eighteen from medicine, fifteen civil servants, seventeen from public affairs, ten sportspersons, eight from social work, and eleven from other fields. [3], The award, along with other personal civilian honours, was briefly suspended twice in its history. The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award of the Republic of India. [11] The 1954 statutes did not allow posthumous awards,[2] but this was subsequently modified in the January 1955 statute;[3] D. C. Kizhakemuri became the first recipient to be honoured posthumously in 1999. As of 2020[update], the award has been bestowed on 314 individuals, including seventeen posthumous and twenty-one non-citizen recipients. A raised circular space of diameter 1 1⁄16 inches (27 mm) is placed at the centre of the decoration. Recipients. Sen had also mentioned that though positive, Chatwal's contribution are much less compared to other Indian-Americans. First awarded: 1954: Total awarded: 817: Precedence; Next (higher) Padma Bhushan: Padma Shri Award, India's fourth highest civilian honours for 2010–2019. Chatwal also served summons in January 2010. [6][7] The suspension was rescinded on 25 January 1980, after Indira Gandhi became the Prime Minister. The recommendations are received from all the state and the union territory governments, the Ministries of the Government, the Bharat Ratna and previous Padma Vibhushan award recipients, the Institutes of Excellence, the Ministers, the Chief Ministers and the Governors of State, and the Members of Parliament including private individuals. Sunil Gavaskar, the first ever player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket received the Padma Bhushan award in 1980 for his successful International career representing Team India. [40], Earlier in 2008, Chatwal was considered for the Padma Shri but the Indian Embassy in Washington, D.C. declined to nominate Chatwal when asked by the PMO. Award recipients by year; Year Number of recipients 2010 80. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "distinguished service of a high order...without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex." The criteria include "service in any field including service rendered by Government servants" but exclude those working with the public sector undertakings, with the exception of doctors and scientists.