Tripura’s former minister Lt. N C Debbarma, Bikram Bahadur Jamatia conferred with Padma awards

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday conferred Padma awards to the former minister of Tripura and also late president of the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura Narendra Chandra Debbarma (Posthumous) in field of Public Affairs and Bikram Bahadur Jamatia in field of Social Work from Tripura in Civil Investiture Ceremony.

Subrata Debbarma received the Padma Shri for his late father N C Debbarma from President Murmu at a grand presentation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were in attendance during the presentation ceremony.

Six distinguished persons this year were conferred with the Padma Vibhushan while 9 were conferred with Padma Bhushan. Another 91 persons were conferred with Padma Shri. Of the awardees this year, nine were women while seven were conferred with the honour posthumously.

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