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The Padma Awardees include 40 from the field of art, ten medicine, eight politicians and seven sports personalities.

NEW DELHI, Jan 25 (The CONNECT) - Lehgendary singer S P Balasubramanyam, cardiologist B M Hegde, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are among those who have been awarded Padma Vibhushan awards this year, while  former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel are among the awarded Padma Bhushan.

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines and fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which    are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. This year the President has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including one duo case. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards. 29 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.

Here, the complete list of Padma awardees:

Padma Vibhushan

 

SN

Name

Field

State/Country

1.

Shri Shinzo Abe

Public Affairs

Japan

2.

Shri S P Balasubramaniam

(Posthumous)

Art

Tamil Nadu

3.

Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde

Medicine

Karnataka

4.

Shri Narinder Singh Kapany

(Posthumous)

Science and Engineering

United States of

America

5.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Others- Spiritualism

Delhi

6.

Shri B. B. Lal

Others- Archaeology

Delhi

7.

Shri Sudarshan Sahoo

Art

Odisha

 

Padma Bhushan

 

8.

Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari

Chithra

Art

Kerala

9.

Shri Tarun Gogoi

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Assam

10.

Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara

Literature and

Education

Karnataka

11.

Ms. Sumitra Mahajan

Public Affairs

Madhya Pradesh

12.

Shri Nripendra Misra

Civil Service

Uttar Pradesh

13.

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Bihar

 

14.

Shri Keshubhai Patel

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Gujarat

15.

Shri Kalbe Sadiq

(Posthumous)

Others-Spiritualism

Uttar Pradesh

16.

Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

17.

Shri Tarlochan Singh

Public Affairs

Haryana

 

Padma Shri

 

18.

Shri Gulfam Ahmed

Art

Uttar Pradesh

19.

Ms. P. Anitha

Sports

Tamil Nadu

20.

Shri Rama Swamy Annavarapu

Art

Andhra Pradesh

21.

Shri Subbu Arumugam

Art

Tamil Nadu

22.

Shri Prakasarao Asavadi

Literature and Education

Andhra Pradesh

23.

Ms. Bhuri Bai

Art

Madhya Pradesh

24.

Shri Radhe Shyam Barle

Art

Chhattisgarh

25.

Shri Dharma Narayan Barma

Literature and Education

West Bengal

26.

Ms. Lakhimi Baruah

Social Work

Assam

27.

Shri Biren Kumar Basak

Art

West Bengal

28.

Ms. Rajni Bector

Trade and Industry

Punjab

29.

Shri Peter Brook

Art

United Kingdom

30.

Ms. Sangkhumi Bualchhuak

Social Work

Mizoram

31.

Shri Gopiram Bargayn

Burabhakat

Art

Assam

32.

Ms. Bijoya Chakravarty

Public Affairs

Assam

33.

Shri Sujit Chattopadhyay

Literature and Education

West Bengal

34.

Shri Jagdish Chaudhary

(Posthumous)

Social Work

Uttar Pradesh

35.

Shri Tsultrim Chonjor

Social Work

Ladakh

36.

Ms. Mouma Das

Sports

West Bengal

37.

Shri Srikant Datar

Literature and Education

United States of

America

38.

Shri Narayan Debnath

Art

West Bengal

39.

Ms. Chutni Devi

Social Work

Jharkhand

40.

Ms. Dulari Devi

Art

Bihar

41.

Ms. Radhe Devi

Art

Manipur

42.

Ms. Shanti Devi

Social Work

Odisha

43.

Shri Wayan Dibia

Art

Indonesia

44.

Shri Dadudan Gadhavi

Literature & Education

Gujarat

45.

Shri Parshuram Atmaram

Gangavane

Art

Maharashtra

46.

Shri Jai Bhagwan Goyal

Literature and Education

Haryana

47.

Shri Jagadish Chandra Halder

Literature and Education

West Bengal

48.

Shri Mangal Singh Hazowary

Literature and Education

Assam

49.

Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa

Sports

Arunachal Pradesh

50.

Ms. Purnamasi Jani

Art

Odisha

51.

Matha B. Manjamma Jogati

Art

Karnataka

52.

Shri Damodaran Kaithapram

Art

Kerala

53.

Shri Namdeo C Kamble

Literature and Education

Maharashtra

54.

Shri Maheshbhai & Shri Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) *

(Posthumous)

Art

Gujarat

55.

Shri Rajat Kumar Kar

Literature and Education

Odisha

56.

Shri Rangasami

Lakshminarayana Kashyap

Literature and Education

Karnataka

57.

Ms. Prakash Kaur

Social Work

Punjab

58.

Shri Nicholas Kazanas

Literature and Education

Greece

59.

Shri K Kesavasamy

Art

Puducherry

60.

Shri Ghulam Rasool Khan

Art

Jammu and

Kashmir

61.

Shri Lakha Khan

Art

Rajasthan

62.

Ms. Sanjida Khatun

Art

Bangladesh

63.

Shri Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar

Art

Goa

64.

Ms. Niru Kumar

Social Work

Delhi

65.

Ms. Lajwanti

Art

Punjab

66.

Shri Rattan Lal

Science and Engineering

United States of

America

67.

Shri Ali Manikfan

Others-Grassroots

Innovation

Lakshadweep

68.

Shri Ramachandra Manjhi

Art

Bihar

 

69.

Shri Dulal Manki

Art

Assam

70.

Shri Nanadro B Marak

Others- Agriculture

Meghalaya

71.

Shri Rewben Mashangva

Art

Manipur

72.

Shri Chandrakant Mehta

Literature and Education

Gujarat

73.

Dr. Rattan Lal Mittal

Medicine

Punjab

74.

Shri Madhavan Nambiar

Sports

Kerala

75.

Shri Shyam Sundar Paliwal

Social Work

Rajasthan

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