President Pranab Mukherjee will award seven Padma Vibhushan, seven Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awards this Republic Day.

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news Padma Awards Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 18:44

President Pranab Mukherjee will award seven Padma Vibhushan, seven Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awards this Republic Day.

There are 19 women in the Padma awards list this year, including tribal singer Sukri Bommagowda and Kalaripayattu exponent Meenakshi Ammal.

The list also includes five persons each from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and six posthumous awardees.

In music, veteran classical and playback singer KJ Yesudas was named for the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour, while Grammy-winning Hindustani classical music instrumentalist Vishwa Mohan Bhatt was named for the Padma Bhushan. Popular singers Kailash Kher and Anuradha Paudwal are among this year's Padma Shri awardees.

In sports, Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, hockey captain PR Sreejesh, 2016 Olympic medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik.

Para-athletes Deepa Malik and Mariyappan Thangavelu were named for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian award.

Apart from them, gymnast sensation Dipa Karmakar, discus thrower Vikas Gowda and blind cricketer Shekhar Naik also figure in the list of awardees.

Amongst politicians, seasoned leaders like Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and the late PA Sangma are among seven recipients of the Padma Vibhushan award, India's second-highest civilian honour.

Padma awards are one among the highest civilian awards of the country, which are given by the President of India.

The awards are conferred in three categories, viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

The awards are given in various disciplines/fields of activities, like 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. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

Full list of Padma Vibhushan:

  • Shri K J Yesudas Art-Music Kerala
  • Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Others-Spiritualism Tamil Nadu
  • Shri Sharad Pawar Public Affairs Maharashtra
  • Shri Murli Manohar Joshi Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
  • Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao Science & Engineering Karnataka
  • Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous) Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh
  • Late Shri PA Sangma (Posthumous) Public Affairs Meghalaya

 

Full list of Padma Bhushan

  • Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Art-Music Rajasthan
  • Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Tehemton Udwadia Medicine Maharashtra
  • Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Gujarat
  • Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati Others-Yoga Bihar
  • H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner) Literature & Education Thailand
  • Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous) Literature & Education – Journalism Tamil Nadu

 

Full list of Padma Shri

  • Smt. Basanti Bisht Art-Music Uttarakhand
  • Shri Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair Art-Dance Kerala
  • Smt. Aruna Mohanty Art-Dance Odisha
  • Smt. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan Art-Cinema Karnataka
  • Shri Sadhu Meher Art-Cinema Odisha
  • Shri T K Murthy Art-Music Tamil Nadu
  • Shri Laishram Birendrakumar Singh Art-Music Manipur
  • Shri Krishna Ram Chaudhary Art-Music Uttar Pradesh
  • Smt. Baoa Devi Art-Painting Bihar
  • Shri Tilak Gitai Art-Painting Rajasthan  
  • Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao Art-Sculpture Telangana  
  • Shri Jitendra Haripal Art-Music Odisha  
  • Shri Kailash Kher Art-Music Maharashtra
  • Smt. Parassala B Ponnammal Art-Music Kerala  
  • Smt. Sukri Bommagowda Art-Music Karnataka
  • Shri Mukund Nayak Art-Music Jharkhand
  • Shri Purushottam Upadhyay Art-Music Gujarat  
  • Smt. Anuradha Paudwal Art-Music Maharashtra  
  • Shri Wareppa Naba Nil Art-Theatre Manipur
  • Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary Civil Service Telangana  
  • Shri T.K. Viswanathan Civil Service Haryana  
  • Shri Kanwal Sibal Civil Service Delhi
  • Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla Literature & Education Sikkim .
  • Smt. Eli Ahmed Literature & Education Assam  
  • Dr. Narendra Kohli Literature & Education Delhi
  • Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah Literature & Education Karnataka
  • Shri Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri Literature & Education Kerala
  • Shri Kashi Nath Pandita Literature & Education Jammu & Kashmir
  • Shri Chamu Krishna Shastry Literature & Education Delhi
  • Shri Harihar Kripalu Tripathi Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Michel Danino Literature & Education Tamil Nadu
  • Shri Punam Suri Literature & Education Delhi
  • Shri VG Patel Literature & Education Gujarat
  • Smt. V Koteswaramma Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh
  • Shri Balbir Dutt Literature & Education Journalism Jharkhand
  • Smt. Bhawana Somaaya Literature & EducationJournalism Maharashtra
  • Shri Vishnu Pandya Literature & Education Journalism Gujarat
  • Dr. Subroto Das Medicine Gujarat
  • Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav Medicine Madhya Pradesh
  • Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed Medicine Telangana
  • Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole Medicine Uttar Pradesh  
  • Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel Medicine Gujarat  
  • Prof. Harkishan Singh Medicine Chandigarh
  • Dr. Mukut Minz Medicine Chandigarh  
  • Shri Arun Kumar Sharma Others-Archaeology Chhattisgarh
  • Shri Sanjeev Kapoor Others-Culinary Maharashtra  
  • Smt. Meenakshi Amma Others-Martial Art Kerala
  • Shri Genabhai Dargabhai Patel Others-Agriculture Gujarat
  • Shri Chandrakant Pithawa Science & Engineering Telangana
  • Prof Ajoy Kumar Ray Science & Engineering West Bengal
  • Shri Chintakindi Mallesham Science & Engineering Andhra Pradesh
  • Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami Science & Engineering Assam
  • Shri Daripalli Ramaiah Social Work Telangana
  • Shri Girish Bhardwaj Social Work Karnataka  
  • Shri Karimul Hak Social Work West Bengal
  • Shri Bipin Ganatra Social Work West Bengal
  • Smt. Nivedita Raghunath Bhide Social work Tamil Nadu  
  • Shri Appasaheb Dharmadhikari Social Work Maharashtra
  • Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Social Work Punjab
  • Shri Virat Kohli Sports-Cricket Delhi
  • Shri Shekar Naik Sports-Cricket Karnataka
  • Shri Vikasa Gowda Sports-Discus Throw Karnataka  
  • Smt. Deepa Malik Sports-Athletics Haryana
  • Shri Mariyappan Thangavelu Sports-Athletics Tamil Nadu
  • Smt. Dipa Karmakar Sports-Gymnastics Tripura
  • Shri P R Shreejesh Sports-Hockey Kerala  
  • Smt. Sakshi Malik Sports Wrestling Haryana
  • Shri Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu Trade & Industry Telangana  
  • Shri Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO) Art-Music USA  
  • Shri Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education USA  
  • Shri H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO) Literature & EducationJournalism USA  
  • Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon (Posthumous) Medicine Tamil Nadu  
  • Shri Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous) Others-Archaeology West Bengal
  • Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra  
  • Smt. Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner) Social Work Nepal
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