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The Padmas

The Padmas

Fifty Stories of Perseverance | Short, illustrated biographies of 50 Incredible Padma Awardees | Ages 8+

Neha J Hiranandani
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Step into the world of the Padma Awards—one of India’s highest civilian honours. Announced on the eve of Republic Day every year, the awards recognize the achievements of people who have fought to make a difference in the world.

This book features fifty incredible people—artists, scientists, freedom fighters, social workers, sports stars and many others from different walks of life. They have proven that determination, perseverance and courage are the only ingredients needed to accomplish remarkable things.

Celebrating seventy years of the Padma Awards, this beautifully illustrated book will inspire young readers to dream big and triumph against all odds.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Apr/2024

ISBN: 9780143463955

Length : 112 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

The Padmas

Fifty Stories of Perseverance | Short, illustrated biographies of 50 Incredible Padma Awardees | Ages 8+

Neha J Hiranandani

Step into the world of the Padma Awards—one of India’s highest civilian honours. Announced on the eve of Republic Day every year, the awards recognize the achievements of people who have fought to make a difference in the world.

This book features fifty incredible people—artists, scientists, freedom fighters, social workers, sports stars and many others from different walks of life. They have proven that determination, perseverance and courage are the only ingredients needed to accomplish remarkable things.

Celebrating seventy years of the Padma Awards, this beautifully illustrated book will inspire young readers to dream big and triumph against all odds.

Buying Options
Paperback / Hardback

Neha J Hiranandani

Neha J Hiranandani has spent the last two decades working on development issues, with a focus on gender equity in various organizations, including the United Nations. She completed her undergraduate degree with honors in international relations and English literature from Wellesley College, and has a master’s in education policy from Harvard University.

Neha’s columns on social and economic issues have appeared in several prominent publications, including Indian Express, Huffington Post, NDTV and Vogue. Her first book, Girl Power! Indian Women Who Broke the Rules, was a national bestseller.

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