The Journalist who Refused to Accept Padam Bhushan was
The Journalist who refused to Accept Padam Bhushan was Khushwant Singh. Ther are many personalities who return these awards (Padma Shri, Padam Bhushan). Khushwant Singh awarded by the Padma Bhushan in 1974. He returned Padma Bhushan in protest against the siege of the Golden Temple by the Indian Army (Operation Blue Star).