Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai appeal for withdrawal of Padma Awards | Padma Awards

IIMA alumnus Anubha Sinha launched a petition on Change.org for PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and President of India Ram Nath Kovind, in which they withdrew the Padma Awards from controversial journalists Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai Appealed to. In her petition, she writes,

IIMA alumnus Anubha Sinha launched a petition on Change.org for PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and President of India Ram Nath Kovind, in which they withdrew the Padma Awards from controversial journalists Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai Appealed to. In her petition, she writes, "Rajdeep Sardesai was recently convicted in Peddling's court for fake news and has accepted and apologized. Barkha Dutta is notorious for her Neera Radia fixing audio tape.
Do you think these people deserve to have their Padma Awards? "Recently, Sardesai apologized unconditionally to an IPS officer for spreading fake news in the 2007 Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case." Why should such liars, fake news peddlers, convicted criminals and fixers be allowed to do journalism Sinha wrote, he should ban journalism and withdrawal of his Padma awards.