Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the Padma prize's legitimacy is growing by the day, and that it is now the people's prize. He added that the distribution process for the Padma Award has evolved significantly over the last ten years, with 28 times as many nominations received this year as in 2014. A strong judicial system is essential for a thriving India. The Prime Minister stated that the administration is constantly trying to change outdated laws and establish a judicial system that the public can trust. The Jan Vishwas Bill is a step in this direction. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that Justice Fatima Biwi, the first Muslim woman judge, has been honored with the Padma Bhushan.