Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat questioned the government's decision and said that deserving athletes were left out of the awards list.
Harichandan said that centralisation and concentration of resources at a particular place or region is against the very ethos of democracy.
The names of the awardees were announced by the government on the eve of the country's 71st Republic Day.
An educationist, a conservationist, two journalists and others have been honoured for their contribution to society
Nine from TN have received awards this year. Of the five Padma Shri awardees, Lalitha and Saroja Chidambaram (duo); Kalee Shabi Mahaboob and Sheik Mahaboob Subani (duo); and Manohar Devadoss have been
The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan.
Around 10 other workers at the site also suffered minor injuries.
The agriculture experts stated that it remains to be seen how the state government going to cope with the massive paddy procurement.
As many as eight gold medals, 6 PhD degrees and 567 graduate degrees were awarded to the outgoing students.
The officials were expecting that construction of the two-storey building would be completed within a year and a half at a cost of about Rs 60 crore but the work is running behind the schedule.
Multiple agencies including the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Odisha Fire Service personnel called off the rescue operation after scanning the mishap site late in the night.
As per the order, the Preamble of the Constitution will be discussed on the first Monday of the month after the prayers.
Interim President of the party Sonia Gandhi has instructed the government to work for the people so that after five years the people again vote for the party.
Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in the incident.
Official sources said that special HRA assistance will be provided to the staff during the interim period for construction of new quarters.