Padma Awards 2021: Six From Odisha To Be Awarded, Check Full List

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday announced the Padma Awards for the year 2021. Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

This year the President has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one). The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards.

While 29 of the awardees are women, the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.

A total of six persons from Odisha have been selected for the Padma Awards in different categories.

  • Sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo will be conferred with the Padma Vibhushan award for the year 2021. He is among the seven who will receive the highest civilian Award. He will receive the award for his contribution in the field of art.
  • Rajat Kumar Kar and Nanda Prusty will get Padma Shri for their contributions in the Literature and Education.
  • Shanti Devi from the State will be conferred with Padma Shri for social work while Purnamasi Jani will receive Padma Shri for art.
  • Krushna Mohan Padhi from the State will be honoured with Padma Shri for in the medicine category.

Take a look at the full list here:

Padma Vibhushan

  • Shinzo Abe
  • S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)
  • Belle Monappa Hegde
  • Narinder Singh Kapany
  • Maulana Wahiduddin Khan
  • Shri B. B. Lal
  • Shri Sudarshan Sahoo

Padma Bhushan

  • Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra
  • Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)
  • Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara
  • Sumitra Mahajan
  • Shri Nripendra Misra
  • Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)
  • Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)
  • Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)
  • Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff
  • Shri Tarlochan Singh

Padma Shri

  • Shri Gulfam Ahmed
  • P. Anitha
  • Shri Rama Swamy Annavarapu
  • Shri Subbu Arumugam
  • Shri Prakasarao Asavadi
  • Bhuri Bai
  • Shri Radhe Shyam Barle
  • Shri Dharma Narayan Barma
  • Lakhimi Baruah
  • Shri Biren Kumar Basak
  • Rajni Bector
  • Shri Peter Brook
  • Sangkhumi Bualchhuak
  • Shri Gopiram BargaynBurabhakat
  • Bijoya Chakravarty
  • Shri Sujit Chattopadhyay
  • Shri Jagdish Chaudhary(Posthumous)
  • Shri Tsultrim Chonjor
  • Mouma Das
  • Shri Srikant Datar
  • Shri Narayan Debnath
  • Chutni Devi
  • Dulari Devi
  • Radhe Devi
  • Shanti Devi
  • Shri Wayan Dibia
  • Shri Dadudan Gadhavi
  • Shri Parshuram Atmaram Gangavane
  • Shri Jai Bhagwan Goyal
  • Shri Jagadish Chandra Halder
  • Shri Mangal Singh Hazowary
  • Anshu Jamsenpa
  • Purnamasi Jani
  • Matha B. Manjamma Jogati
  • Shri Damodaran Kaithapram
  • Shri Namdeo C Kamble
  • Shri Maheshbhai & Shri Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) *(Posthumous)
  • Shri Rajat Kumar Kar
  • Shri Rangasami Lakshminarayana Kashyap
  • Prakash Kaur
  • Shri Nicholas Kazanas
  • Shri K Kesavasamy
  • Shri Ghulam Rasool Khan
  • Shri Lakha Khan
  • Sanjida Khatun
  • Shri Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar
  • Niru Kumar
  • Lajwanti
  • Shri Rattan Lal
  • Shri Ali Manikfan
  • Shri Ramachandra Manjhi
  • Shri Dulal Manki
  • Shri Nanadro B Marak
  • Shri Rewben Mashangva
  • Shri Chandrakant Mehta
  • Rattan Lal Mittal
  • Shri Madhavan Nambiar
  • Shri Shyam Sundar Paliwal
  • Chandrakant SambhajiPandav
  • J N Pande(Posthumous)
  • Shri Solomon Pappaiah
  • Pappammal
  • Krishna Mohan Pathi
  • Jaswantiben Jamnadas Popat
  • Shri Girish Prabhune
  • Shri Nanda Prusty
  • Shri K K Ramachandra Pulavar
  • Shri Balan Putheri
  • Birubala Rabha
  • Shri Kanaka Raju
  • Bombay Jayashri Ramnath
  • Shri Satyaram Reang
  • Dhananjay DiwakarSagdeo
  • Shri Ashok Kumar Sahu
  • Bhupendra Kumar SinghSanjay
  • Sindhutai Sapkal
  • Shri Chaman Lal Sapru(Posthumous)
  • Shri Roman Sarmah
  • Shri Imran Shah
  • Shri Prem Chand Sharma
  • Shri Arjun Singh Shekhawat
  • Shri Ram Yatna Shukla
  • Shri Jitender Singh Shunty
  • Shri Kartar Paras Ram Singh
  • Shri Kartar Singh
  • Dilip Kumar Singh
  • Shri Chandra Shekhar Singh
  • Sudha Hari Narayan Singh
  • Shri Virender Singh
  • Mridula Sinha(Posthumous)
  • Shri K C Sivasankar(Posthumous)
  • Guru Maa Kamali Soren
  • Shri Marachi Subburaman
  • Shri P Subramanian(Posthumous)
  • Nidumolu Sumathi
  • Shri Kapil Tiwari
  • Father Vallés(Posthumous)
  • Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan(Posthumous)
  • Shri Sridhar Vembu
  • Shri K Y Venkatesh
  • Usha Yadav
  • Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir

The awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March or April every year.

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