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#PadmaAwards4Bhakts: From Modi's guru to Sri Sri, has govt awarded cronies?

Aditya Menon | Updated on: 27 January 2016, 8:06 IST
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The awards

  • Modi govt has doled out Padma awards to its favourites
  • Bollywood figures like Anupam Kher, who defended the govt on intolerance, have been awarded

The politics

  • BJP leader Jagmohan, controversial former Governor of J&K, has been given Padma Vibhushan
  • Modi\'s guru Swami Dayanand Saraswati and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of Art of Living have also been awarded.

More in the story

  • Who are the politically significant awardees?
  • Has the BJP awarded those who toe the line?
  • Was the Congress any different?
First published: 27 January 2016, 8:06 IST
 
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