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Raj Thackeray Opposes Padma Shri To Singer Adnan Sami

The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Saturday objected to the Centre bestowing the Padma Shri on singer-musician Adnan Sami, claiming he was not an “original Indian citizen”. Sami was one of the 118 people whose names were announced on Saturday for the Padma Shri awards, with the Ministry of Home Affairs list showing his home state as Maharashtra.

Updated : 27 January 2020, 05:26 PM