New Delhi: Mahindra group Chairman Anand Mahindra would receive the third-highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the field of trade and industry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated all Padma award winners. The PM tweeted saying, “Congratulations to all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. The awardees include extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to our society, nation and humanity.”
Mahindra responded to the congratulatory message saying, “Sir, thank you for recognising our Rise philosophy—trying to do well AND do good. And there’s an old saying: If you see a turtle on top of a fence, you know for sure it didn’t get there on its own! I stand on the shoulders of all Mahindraites. I will convey your compliments to them!”