Bengal: On the eve of Republic Day, former Bengal chief minister and Communist chief Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday refused to simply accept Padma Bhushan that was conferred on him by the Narendra Modi-led BJP authorities.
“I do not know something concerning the Padma Bhushan award, no one informed me about it. If I’ve been awarded the Padma Bhushan, I’d have rejected it,” Buddhadeb mentioned in an announcement.
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Buddhadeb, who’s a former member of the politburo of the Communist Occasion of India (Marxist), served as chief minister of West Bengal from 2002 to 2011.
Amongst different hanging political pioneers from throughout the spectrum to get the nation’s third-highest civilian award of Padma Bhushan is Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Nearly 128 eminent personalities for the nation’s highest civilian awards have been named by the Union ministry of residence affairs introduced hours in the past.
The Padma Awards are given in three classes: Padma Vibhushan (for distinctive and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher-order), and Padma Shri (distinguished service). The distinction tries to understand accomplishments in all fields of actions or disciplines the place a part of public service is concerned.