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Padma awards 2019 announced

PadmaOne of the highest civilian Awards of the country, The Padma Awards of the year 2019 was on announced this Friday. The honours are conferred in three Sections, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

The awards are given in numerous discipline or field of activities; public affairs, science, social work, trade, medicine, literature, sports education, engineering. civil service etc. The Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service of high order and the Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. The awards are proclaimed on the occasion of Republic day every year.

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

This year the President of India Ram Nath Kovind approved conferment of 112 Padma Awards including one duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one). The list comprises 4 Padma Vibhushan, 14 Padma Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri Awards.

Here is the full list of awardees:

Padma Vibhushan

Ms. Teejan Bai (Art-Vocals-Folk)
Shri Anilkumar Manibhai Naik (Trade & Industry-Infrastructure)
Shri Balwant Moreshwar Purandare (Art-Acting-Theatre)
Shri Ismail Omar Guelleh (Public Affairs) Djibouti

Padma Bhushan

Shri John Chambers (Trade & Industry-Technology)
Shri Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa (Public Affairs)
Shri Kuldip Nayar (Posthumous) for Literature & Education (Journalism)
Ms. Bachendri Pal (Sports-Mountaineering)
Shri V K Shunglu (Civil Service)
Shri Hukumdev Narayan Yadav (Public Affairs)
Shri Pravin Gordhan (Foreigner) for Public Affairs
Shri Kariya Munda (Public Affairs)
Shri Budhaditya Mukherjee (Art-Music-Sitar)
Shri Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair (Art-Acting-Film)
Shri S Nambi Narayan (Science & Engineering-Space)
Shri Mahashay Dharam Pal Gulati (Trade & Industry-Food Processing)
Shri Darshan Lal Jain (Social Work)
Shri Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade (Medicine-Affordable Healthcare)

Padma Shree

Shri Rajeshwar Acharya (Art-Vocal-Hindustani)
Shri Bangaru Adigalar(Others-Spiritualism)
Shri Gautam Gambhir (Sports-Cricket)
Ms. Draupadi Ghimiray (Social Work-Divyang Welfare)
Ms. Rohini Godbole (Science & Engineering-Nuclear)
Shri Illias Ali (Medicine-Surgery)
Shri Manoj Bajpayee (Art-Acting-Films)
Shri Pritam Bhartwan (Art-Vocals-Folk)
Shri Jyoti Bhatt (Art-Painting)
Shri Dilip Chakravarty (Others-Archaeology)
Shri Mammen Chandy (Medicine-Hematology)
Shri Swapan Chaudhuri (Art-Music-Tabla)
Shri Prabhu Deva (Art-Dance)
Ms. Rajkumari Devi (Others-Agriculture)
Ms. Bhagirathi Devi (Public Affairs)
Shri Uddhab Kumar Bharali (Science & Engineering-Grassroots Innovation)
Shri Omesh Kumar Bharti (Medicine-Rabies)
Shri Narsingh Dev Jamwal (Literature & Education)
Shri Fayaz Ahmad Jan (Art-Craft-Papier Mache)
Shri K G Jayan (Art-Music-Bhakti)
Ms. Muktaben Pankajkumar Dagli (Social Work-Divyang Welfare)
Shri Babulal Dahiya (Others-Agriculture)
Shri Baldev Singh Dhillon (Science & Engineering-Agriculture)
Ms. Harika Dronavalli (Sports-Chess)
Ms. Godawari Dutta (Art-Painting)
Shri Thanga Darlong (Art-Music-Flute)
Shri Kanwal Singh Chauhan
Ms. Friederike Irina (Foreigner) (Social Work-Animal Welfare)
Shri Joravarsinh Jadav (Art-Dance Folk)
Shri S Jaishankar (Civil Service)
Shri Sandeep Guleria (Medicine-Surgery)
Shri Pratap Singh Hardia (Medicine- Ophthmology)
Shri Bulu Imam (Social Work-Culture)
Shri Sunil Chhetri (Sports-Football)
Shri Dinyar Contractor (Art-Acting-Theatre)
Shri Subhash Kak (Foreigner) (Science & Engineering-Technology)
Shri Sudam Kate (Medicine-Sickle Cell)
Shri Waman Kendre (Art-Acting-Theatre)
Shri Kader Khan (Posthumous-Foreigner) (Art-Acting-Films)
Shri Sharath Kamal (Sports-Table Tennis)
Shri Ravindra Kolhe and Ms. Smita Kolhe (Medicine-Affordable Healthcare)
Ms. Bombayla Devi Laishram (Sports-Archery)
Shri Kailash Madbaiya (Literature & Education)
Shri Rajani Kant (Social Work)
Shri Abdul Gafur Khatri (Art-Painting)
Shri Ramesh Babaji Maharaj (Social Work-Animal Welfare)
Shri Vallabhbhai Vasrambhai Marvaniya (Others-Agriculture)
Ms. Gita Mehta (Foreigner) (Literature & Education)
Shri Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (Medicine-Affordable Healthcare)
Shri Daitari Naik (Social Work)
Shri Shankar Mahadevan Narayan (Art-Vocals-Films)
Shri Shadab Mohammad (Medicine-Dentistry)
Shri K K Muhammed (Others-Archaeology)
Shri Shantanu Narayen (Foreigner) (Trade & Industry-Technology)
Shri Anup Ranjan Pandey (Art-Music)
Nartaki Natraj (Art-Dance-Bharatnatyam)
Shri Jagdish Prasad Parikh (Others-Agriculture)
Shri Tsering Norboo (Medicine-Surgery)
Shri Ganpatbhai Patel (Foreigner) (Literature & Education)
Ms. Madurai Chinna Pillai (Social Work-Microfinance)
Shri Bimal Patel (Others-Architecture)
Shri R V Ramani (Medicine-Ophthalmology)
Shri Devarapalli Prakash Rao (Social Work-Affordable Education)
Shri Anup Sah (Art-Photography)
Ms. Milena Salvini (Foreigner) (Art-Dance-Kathakali)
Ms. Tao Porchon-Lynch (Foreigner) (Others-Yoga)
Shri Hukumchand Patidar (Others-Agriculture)
Ms. Kamala Pujhari (Others-Agriculture)
Shri Bajrang Punia (Sports-Wrestling)
Shri Jagat Ram (Medicine-Ophthalmology)
Shri Harvinder Singh Phoolka (Public Affairs)
Shri Nagindas Sanghavi (Literature & Education-Journalism)
Shri Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry (Art-Lyrics)
Shri Shabbir Sayyad (Social Work-Animal Welfare)
Shri Mahesh Sharma (Social Work-Tribal Welfare)
Shri Mohammad Hanif Khan Shastri (Literature & Education)
Shri Brijesh Kumar Shukla (Literature & Education)
Shri Narendra Singh (Others-Animal Husbandry)
Shri Ajay Thakur (Sports-Kabaddi)
Ms. Prashanti Singh (Sports-Basketball)
Shri Anandan Sivamani (Art-Music)
Ms. Sharada Srinivasan (Others-Archaeology)
Shri Devendra Swarup (Posthumous) (Literature & Education-Journalism)
Shri Sultan Singh (Others-Animal Husbandry)
Shri Jyoti Kumar Sinha (Social Work-Affordable Education)
Shri Ramaswami Venkataswami (Medicine-Surgery)
Shri Rajeev Tharanath (Art-Music-Sarod)
Shri Ram Saran Verma (Others-Agriculture)
Ms. Saalumarada Thimmakka (Social Work-Environment)
Shri Swami Vishudhananda (Others-Spiritualism)
Shri Hiralal Yadav (Art-Vocals-Folk)
Ms. Jamuna Tudu (Social Work-Environment)
Shri Venkateswara Rao Yadlapalli (Others-Agriculture)
Shri Bharat Bhushan Tyagi (Others-Agriculture)

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