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How did the word 'PADMA' in the national award originate ... ??

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Asked by Manoj Joshi, 27 Jan '13 06:35 am
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The words "Padma", meaning lotus in Sanskrit and "Shri", in Devanagari, appear above and below a lotus flower. The geometrical pattern on either side is in burnished bronze. All embossing is in white gold.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Jan '13 06:38 am

 
  
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Padma or Lotus is our National Flower;Hence the awards are a floral tribute to the awardees symbolically
Answered by RANGBARSE, 27 Jan '13 05:06 pm

 
  
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The words "Padma", meaning lotus in Sanskrit and "Shri", in Devanagari, appear above and below a lotus flower
Answered by iqbal seth, 27 Jan '13 07:00 am

 
  
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