Leander Paes conferred Padma Bhushan
Ace tennis player Leander Paes was conferred India's third highest civilian honour - the Padma Bhushan - by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday.
Paes was ecstatic at receiving the award and posted several photos on Twitter. He put up two photographs before the ceremony with his parents - Vece and Jennifer - outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan and later on a photo with him sitting and posing with the open scroll and the medallion on his chest.
"Padma Bhushan...Thanks for the years of support everyone!!! The rest is still unwritten...Jai Hind! Padma Bhushan Ceremony,Rashtrapati Bhavan! Nothing like family by my side. I miss my baby, Aiyana... Pre Padma Bhushan Ceremony...29 years of my journey. A proud moment.I miss my motivation & inspiration,my baby Aiyana," tweeted Paes.
The president presented 56 awards including one Padma Vibhushan, 11 Padma Bhushans and 44 Padma Shris.
(Posted on 26-04-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: