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President confers Padma awards

Padma-Awards

President Pranab Mukherjee today presented the Padma awards, one of the highest civilian Awards in the country, to eminent personalities from various fields. Padma awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

Padma Vibhushan

  • Founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani (posthumous)
  • Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan
  • Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • Indian-American economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit
  • Renowned dancer Yamini Krishnamurti

Padma Bhushan

  • Actor Anupam Pushkarnath Kher
  • Badminton star Saina Nehwal
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai
  • Industrialist Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry
  • Architect Hafeez Sorab Contractor
  • Educationist and Journalist Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard
  • Scientist Alla Venkata Rama Rao
  • Gastroenterologist Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy

Padma Shri

The 43 awardees who will received the honour today include by President Pranab Mukherjee:

  • Actor Ajay Devgn
  • Filmmaker Madhur R Bhandarkar
  • Scientist Dr Mylswamy Annadurai
  • Archer Deepika Kumari
  • Celebrated chef Mohammed Imtiaz Qureshi
  • Classical musician Pandit Tulsidas Borkar​
  • Social worker Ajoy Kumar Dutta​
  • Folk tale artist Bhikhudan Govindbhai Gadhvi
  • Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale
  • Film director Naresh Chander Lal
  • Ashok Malik
  • ​Mahesh Chand Mehta
  • Social worker Dr Sundar Aditya Menon
  • Haldar Nag
  • Social worker PP Gopinathan Nair
  • Dr TV Narayana
  • Professor Predrag K Nikic
  • ​Subhash Palekar
  • Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda
  • Advertising professional Piyush Pandey
  • ​Journalist Pushpesh Pant
  • Businessman Dilip Sanghvi
  • Folk dancer Gulabi Sapera
  • Dahyabhai Shastri
  • Onkar Nath Srivastava
  • Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous)
  • Prahlad Chandra Tasa
  • Chandrasekar  Shesadri  Thoguluva
  • Professro (Dr) Ganapati Dadasaheb  Yadav
  • Dr Nayudamma Yarlagadda

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