Padma Shree Awards and Padma Bhushan Awards 2017: Check full list of awardees

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New Delhi | Updated: January 25, 2018 10:53:38 PM

On the eve of the 69th Republic Day, the Narendra Modi Government today announced the list of Padma Shree award winners.

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On the eve of the 69th Republic Day, the Narendra Modi Government today announced the list of Padma Shree award winners. While announcing the list, the government kept its promise honouring “unsung heroes.” It announced Padma Shri awards for personalities serving for poor, popularised tribal arts globally and set up free schools . Among those who have been named for the awards include Lakshmikutty, a tribal woman from Kerala. She prepares 500 herbal medicine and help thousands of people mainly in snake and insect bite cases, is among the awardees.

An IIT Kanpur alumnus, Arvind Gupta, who inspired many students to learn science has also been honoured with the civilian award. He visited nearly 3,000 schools in four decades, made as many as 6,200 short films on toy-making in 18 languages and also hosted popular TV show Tarang in 1980s Gond artist Bhajju Shyam has also been awarded . He is famous for depicting Europe through Gond paintings. Former India cricket captain MS Dhoni and snooker/billiarda player Pankaj Advani has been honoured with Padmabhushan awards. Padma Vibhushan award winners are Ilayaraja (Art-Music),Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Art-Music) and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature and Education)

Here is the full list of winners

List of Padma Shree award winners:

Rani and Abhay Bang – Medicine (Affordable Healthcare)

Lentina Ao Thakkar – Social Work (Service)

Romulus Whitaker – Others (Wildlife Conservation)

Sampat Ramteke – Social Work

Sanduk Ruit – Medicine (Ophthalmology)

Rajagopalan Vasudevan – Science & Engineering (Innvoation)

Subhasini Mistry – Social work

Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan – Literature & education (affordable education)

Sulagatti Narasamma – Medicine

Yeshi Dhoden – Medicine

Arvind Gupta – Literature & education (affordable education)

Lakshmikutty – Medicine (snake bite)

Bhajju Shyam – Art (Painting – Gond Art)

Sudhanshu Biswas – Social service

MR Rajagopal – Medicine (Palliative Care)

Murlikant Petkar – Sports

Rani and Abhay Bang – Medicine (Affordable Healthcare)

Lentina Ao Thakkar – Social Work (Service)

Romulus Whitaker – Others (Wildlife Conservation)

Sampat Ramteke – Social Work

Sanduk Ruit – Medicine (Ophthalmology)

Anwar Jalalpur – Literature and Education (Literature – Urdu)

Ibrahim Sutar – Arts (Music – Sufi)

Manas Bihari Varma – Science & Engineering (Defence)

Sitavva Joddati – Social Work

Nouf Marwaai – Others (Yoga)

V Nanammal – Others (Yoga)

List of Padma Bhushan award winners

Pankaj Advani – Sport (Billiards/Snooker)

Philipose Mar Chrysostom – Others (Spiritualism)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Sports (Cricket)

Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner/Posthumous) – Public Affairs

Ramachandran Nagaswamy – Others (Archaeology)

Ved Prakash Nanda – Literature and Education

Laxman Pai – Art (Painting)

Arvind Parikh – Art (Music)

Sharda Sinha – Art (Music)

List of Padma Vibhushan award winners

Ilayaraja – Art (Music)

Ghulam Mustafa Khan – Art (Music)

Parameswaran Parameswaran – Literature & Education

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