We break down this years Padma Awards in three simple charts. No confusion now :).
Which states, categories got the maximum share of India’s top civilian honor this year?
Just 2 out of 127 have been conferred Padma Vibhushan. Almost 80% of the awardees have been given Padma Shri.
Which categories got the most awards?
Over 40% of the awards have been given in just 2 categories–Medicine and Art. Although there is no fixed quota on the number of awards for different categories, top 4 categories make up for 100 awards.
48 of the 127 awards went to Maharashtra and Delhi.