Padma Awards announced, Virat included

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New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday announced the list of Padma awardees which included names of Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Wrestler Sakshi Malik, singers Kailash Kher and Anuradha Paudwal, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, are also being felicitated with Padma awards this year.

The second biggest civilian honour of the country, Padma Vibhushan will be presented to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar and senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi and five others.

Padma Awards are the highest civilian Awards of the country after Bharat Ratna.

This year the President Pranab Mukherjee has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 posthumous 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


P
adma 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

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

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