1. Padma Awards 2017: Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi among seven for Padma Vibushan; Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar get Padma Shri

Padma Awards 2017: Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi among seven for Padma Vibushan; Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar get Padma Shri

NCP leader Sharad Pawar, BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi and spiritual Guru Jaggi Vasudev will get Padma Vibhushan award, India's second-highest civilian honour.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: January 25, 2017 6:28 PM
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NCP leader Sharad Pawar, BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi and spiritual Guru Jaggi Vasudev have been named among seven Padma Vibhushan awardees, India’s second-highest civilian honour. While Spiritual guru Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj, Devi Prasad Dwivedi, and Journalist (Lt.) Ramaswamy, have been named for Padma Vibhushan, India’ third higshest civilian honour. For Padma Shi, ace cricketer and Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rio Oylmpics 2016 medalist Sakshi Malik’s named have popped among the 75 people.

A list of 89 people have been approved by President Pranab Mukherjee for exceptional work in their respective fields. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. The list names 19 women and 70 men, including  5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

Here’s the complete list of awardees

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

1.                  

Shri K J Yesudas

Art-Music

Kerala

2.                  

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Others-Spiritualism

Tamil Nadu

3.                  

Shri Sharad Pawar

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

4.                  

Shri Murli Manohar Joshi

Public Affairs

Uttar Pradesh

5.                  

Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

6.                  

Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Madhya Pradesh

7.                  

Late Shri PA Sangma

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Meghalaya

 

Padma Bhushan

Sl. No.

Name

Field

State

8.                  

Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Art-Music

Rajasthan

9.                  

Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi

Literature & Education

Uttar Pradesh

10.              

Shri Tehemton Udwadia

Medicine

Maharashtra

11.              

Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj

Others-Spiritualism

Gujarat

12.              

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati

Others-Yoga

Bihar

13.              

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)

Literature & Education

Thailand

14.              

Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)

Literature & Education –Journalism

Tamil Nadu

           

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Padma Shri 

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

15.              

Smt. Basanti Bisht

Art-Music

Uttarakhand

16.              

Shri Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair

Art-Dance

Kerala

17.              

Smt. Aruna Mohanty

Art-Dance

Odisha

18.              

Smt. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan

Art-Cinema

Karnataka

19.               Shri Sadhu Meher Art-Cinema Odisha
20.               Shri T K Murthy Art-Music Tamil Nadu
21.              

Shri Laishram Birendrakumar Singh

Art-Music

Manipur

22.               Shri Krishna Ram Chaudhary Art-Music Uttar Pradesh
23.              

Smt. Baoa Devi

Art-Painting

Bihar

24.               Shri Tilak Gitai Art-Painting Rajasthan
25.              

Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao

Art-Sculpture

Telangana

26.              

Shri Jitendra Haripal

Art-Music

Odisha

27.              

Shri Kailash Kher

Art-Music

Maharashtra

28.              

Smt. Parassala B Ponnammal

Art-Music

Kerala

29.              

Smt. Sukri Bommagowda

Art-Music

Karnataka

30.              

Shri Mukund Nayak

Art-Music

Jharkhand

31.              

Shri Purushottam Upadhyay

Art-Music

Gujarat

32.               Smt. Anuradha Paudwal Art-Music Maharashtra
33.              

Shri Wareppa Naba Nil

Art-Theatre

Manipur

34.              

Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary

Civil Service

Telangana

35.               Shri T.K. Viswanathan Civil Service Haryana
36.              

Shri Kanwal Sibal

Civil Service

Delhi

37.               Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla Literature & Education Sikkim
38.               Smt. Eli Ahmed

Literature & Education

Assam
39.              

Dr. Narendra Kohli

Literature & Education

Delhi

40.              

Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah

Literature & Education 

Karnataka

41.              

Shri Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri

Literature & Education

Kerala

42.              

Shri Kashi Nath Pandita

Literature & Education

Jammu & Kashmir

43.              

Shri Chamu Krishna Shastry

Literature & Education

Delhi

44.              

Shri Harihar Kripalu Tripathi

Literature & Education

Uttar Pradesh

45.              

Shri Michel Danino

Literature & Education

Tamil Nadu

46.              

Shri Punam Suri

Literature & Education

Delhi

47.              

Shri VG Patel

Literature & Education

Gujarat

48.              

Smt. V Koteswaramma

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

49.              

Shri Balbir Dutt

Literature & Education-Journalism

Jharkhand

50.              

Smt. Bhawana Somaaya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Maharashtra

51.               Shri Vishnu Pandya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Gujarat
52.               Dr. Subroto Das Medicine Gujarat
53.              

Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav

Medicine

Madhya Pradesh

54.               Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed Medicine Telangana
55.              

Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole

Medicine

Uttar Pradesh

56.              

Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel

Medicine

Gujarat

57.              

Prof. Harkishan Singh

Medicine

Chandigarh

58.              

Dr. Mukut Minz

Medicine

Chandigarh

59.              

Shri Arun Kumar Sharma

Others-Archaeology

Chhattisgarh

60.              

Shri Sanjeev Kapoor

Others-Culinary

Maharashtra

61.               Smt. Meenakshi Amma Others-Martial Art Kerala
62.              

Shri Genabhai Dargabhai Patel

Others-Agriculture

Gujarat

63.              

Shri Chandrakant Pithawa

Science & Engineering

Telangana

64.              

Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray

Science & Engineering

West Bengal

65.              

Shri Chintakindi Mallesham

Science & Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

66.              

Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami

Science & Engineering

Assam

67.              

Shri Daripalli Ramaiah

Social Work

Telangana

68.              

Shri Girish Bhardwaj

Social Work

Karnataka

69.              

Shri Karimul Hak

Social Work

West Bengal

70.              

Shri Bipin Ganatra

Social Work

West Bengal

71.              

Smt. Nivedita Raghunath Bhide

Social work

Tamil Nadu

72.               Shri Appasaheb Dharmadhikari Social Work Maharashtra
73.              

Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal

Social Work

Punjab

74.              

Shri Virat Kohli

Sports-Cricket

Delhi

75.              

Shri Shekar Naik

Sports-Cricket

Karnataka

76.              

Shri Vikasa Gowda

Sports-Discus Throw

Karnataka

77.              

Smt. Deepa Malik

Sports-Athletics

Haryana

78.              

Shri Mariyappan Thangavelu

Sports-Athletics

Tamil Nadu

79.              

Smt. Dipa Karmakar

Sports-Gymnastics

Tripura

80.              

Shri P R Shreejesh

Sports-Hockey

Kerala

81.              

Smt. Sakshi Malik

Sports-Wrestling

Haryana

82.              

Shri Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu

Trade & Industry

Telangana

83.              

Shri Imrat Khan

 (NRI/PIO)

Art-Music

USA

84.               Shri Anant Agarwal

(NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

USA
85.              

Shri H.R. Shah

(NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education-Journalism

USA

86.              

Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon

(Posthumous)

Medicine

Tamil Nadu

87.              

Shri Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya

(Posthumous)

Others-Archaeology

West Bengal

88.               Dr. Mapuskar

(Posthumous)

Social Work Maharashtra
89.              

Smt. Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)

Social Work

Nepal

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/ fields of activities, viz.- 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.

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