The Ministry of Home Affairs on the eve of Republic Day (January 25) announced the list of Padma awardees for 2021.
The Ministry of Home Affairs on the eve of Republic Day (January 25) announced the list of Padma Awardees for 2021. The Padma Awards, namely Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are among the highest civilian awards in India, given for excellence in disciplines such as art, social work, public affairs, sports, etc.
Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished services; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of a high order and the Padma Shri for distinguished services in any field.
The awards are usually given by the President at ceremonial functions held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan every year. This year, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards -- seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and late singer SP Balasubramaniam were named for this year's Padma Vibhushan, while former Chief Ministers late Tarun Gogoi and Keshubhai Patel, former Union Minister late Ram Vilas Paswan and former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan have been awarded Padma Bhushan.
Here's the full list of awardees:
Recipients of Padma Vibhushan
1. Shinzo Abe 2. S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous) 3. Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde 4. Narinder Singh Kapany5. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan 6. Shri B. B. Lal
7. Shri Sudarshan Sahoo
Recipients of Padma Bhushan
8. Krishnan Nair ShantakumariChithra 9. Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous) 10. Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara 11. Ms. Sumitra Mahajan 12. Shri Nripendra Misra 13. Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous) 14. Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous) 15. Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous) 16. Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff
17. Shri Tarlochan Singh
Recipients of Padma Shri
18. Shri Gulfam Ahmed 19. Ms. P. Anitha 20. Shri Rama Swamy Annavarapu 21. Shri Subbu Arumugam 22. Shri Prakasarao Asavadi 23. Ms. Bhuri Bai 24. Shri Radhe Shyam Barle 25. Shri Dharma Narayan Barma 26. Ms. Lakhimi Baruah 27. Shri Biren Kumar Basak 28. Ms. Rajni Bector 29. Shri Peter Brook 30. Ms. Sangkhumi Bualchhuak 31. Shri Gopiram BargaynBurabhakat 32. Ms. Bijoya Chakravarty 33. Shri Sujit Chattopadhyay 34. Shri Jagdish Chaudhary(Posthumous) 35. Shri Tsultrim Chonjor 36. Ms. Mouma Das 37. Shri Srikant Datar38. Shri Narayan Debnath 39. Ms. Chutni Devi 40. Ms. Dulari Devi 41. Ms. Radhe Devi 42. Ms. Shanti Devi 43. Shri Wayan Dibia 44. Shri Dadudan Gadhavi 45. Shri Parshuram AtmaramGangavane 46. Shri Jai Bhagwan Goyal 47. Shri Jagadish Chandra Halder48. Shri Mangal Singh Hazowary 49. Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa 50. Ms. Purnamasi Jani 51. Matha B. Manjamma Jogati 52. Shri Damodaran Kaithapram 53. Shri Namdeo C Kamble 54. Shri Maheshbhai & Shri Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) *(Posthumous) 55. Shri Rajat Kumar Kar 56. Shri RangasamiLakshminarayana Kashyap 57. Ms. Prakash Kaur 58. Shri Nicholas Kazanas 59. Shri K Kesavasamy60. Shri Ghulam Rasool Khan 61. Shri Lakha Khan 62. Ms. Sanjida Khatun 63. Shri Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar 64. Ms. Niru Kumar 65. Ms. Lajwanti 66. Shri Rattan Lal 67. Shri Ali Manikfan 68. Shri Ramachandra Manjhi 69. Shri Dulal Manki 70. Shri Nanadro B Marak
71. Shri Rewben Mashangva 72. Shri Chandrakant Mehta 73. Dr. Rattan Lal Mittal 74. Shri Madhavan Nambiar 75. Shri Shyam Sundar Paliwal 76. Dr. Chandrakant SambhajiPandav 77. Dr. J N Pande(Posthumous) 78. Shri Solomon Pappaiah 79. Ms. Pappammal 80. Dr. Krishna Mohan Pathi
81. Ms. Jaswantiben Jamnadas Popat 82. Shri Girish Prabhune 83. Shri Nanda Prusty 84. Shri K K Ramachandra Pulavar 85. Shri Balan Putheri
86. Ms. Birubala Rabha 87. Shri Kanaka Raju 88. Ms. Bombay Jayashri Ramnath 89. Shri Satyaram Reang 90. Dr. Dhananjay DiwakarSagdeo
91. Shri Ashok Kumar Sahu 92. Dr. Bhupendra Kumar SinghSanjay 93. Ms. Sindhutai Sapkal 94. Shri Chaman Lal Sapru(Posthumous) 95. Shri Roman Sarmah 96. Shri Imran Shah 97. Shri Prem Chand Sharma 98. Shri Arjun Singh Shekhawat 99. Shri Ram Yatna Shukla 100. Shri Jitender Singh Shunty
101. Shri Kartar Paras Ram Singh 102. Shri Kartar Singh 103. Dr. Dilip Kumar Singh 104. Shri Chandra Shekhar Singh 105. Ms. Sudha Hari Narayan Singh 106. Shri Virender Singh 107. Ms. Mridula Sinha(Posthumous) 108. Shri K C Sivasankar(Posthumous) 109. Guru Maa Kamali Soren 110. Shri Marachi Subburaman 111. Shri P Subramanian(Posthumous) 112. Ms. Nidumolu Sumathi 113. Shri Kapil Tiwari 114. Father Vallés(Posthumous) 115. Dr. Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan(Posthumous) 116. Shri Sridhar Vembu 117. Shri K Y Venkatesh 118. Ms. Usha Yadav 119. Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir
(Edited by : Aditi Gautam)
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