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Why did Janaki rejected Padma Bhushan?

Why did Janaki rejected Padma Bhushan?

Expressing dissatisfaction over the number of people from South India figuring in the Padma awards list for 2013, southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki Friday refused to accept Padma Bhushan award announced for her on the eve of 64th Republic Day, “I’m saddened by the fact that north India has been given more …

Who was the journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan?

Khushwant Singh (Journalist) returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984).

Who refused the Bharat Ratna but was awarded posthumously?

Verma who served as 27th Chief Justice of India refused the posthumous conferral stating that “Verma himself would not have accepted” the honour as he “never hankered or lobbied for any acclaim, reward or favour.”

Who is S Janaki husband?

V. Ramaprasadm. 1958–1997
S. Janaki/Husband

Who is the youngest recipient of Bharat Ratna Award?

cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
In 2014, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, then aged 40, became the youngest recipient; while social reformer Dhondo Keshav Karve was awarded on his 100th birthday. The first singer to be awarded Bharat Ratna was M. S. Subbulakshmi.

What award did Khushwant Singh return?

Khushwant Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1974; however, he returned the award in 1984 in protest against Operation Blue Star in which the Indian Army raided Amritsar….Khushwant Singh.

Khuswant Singh
Relatives Sir Sobha Singh (father)

How old is KS Chithra?

58 years (July 27, 1963)
K. S. Chithra/Age

Is Janaki a Brahmin?

Janaki was born in a Telugu Brahmin family in Pallapatla, Repalle village, in Guntur district of Madras Presidency, now Andhra Pradesh. Like other music geniuses, she had been extremely devoted to music right from her childhood.

Why did Gandhi not get Bharat Ratna?

He was assassinated in 1948 and Bharat Ratna was started in 1954. Initially, the Bharat Ratna was not awarded posthumously but later on this rule was changed. The Court further argued that when lesser important people are awarded Bharat Ratna then giving the same award to Gandhi Ji does not suit his charisma.