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Baba Sewa Singh returns his 'Padma Shri' in support of farmers

By Gitanjali Mangal -- December 04, 2020 4:12 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Baba Sewa Singh is an Indian social worker and environmentalist. He is involved in the restoration and maintenance of the historic Gurudwaras at Khadoor Sahib.

He is a recipient of the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation Sewa Award in 2004. The Government of India honored him in 2010, with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri.

Baba Sewa Singh Ji announces return of Padma Shri Award in support of farmers

But, he has returned the award in support of the farmers, mentioning how the farmers are suffering and the behavior of the Central government is not appreciated. The farmers are begging for their rights on the roads in Delhi and it is not right for me to keep this award.

Earlier, five time CM of Punjab, Prakash Singh Badal also returned his Padma Shri award in support of farmers.
Also, Novelist Dr Jaswinder Singh returned Bhartiya Sahitya Akademi Award, Boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu returned his Dronacharya Award.

-PTC News

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