Padma awards: 2017

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The awardees of 2017

Padma Vibhushan

 

Awardee

Field of Prominence

Sharad Pawar

Public Affairs

Murli Manohar Joshi

Public Affairs

P.A. Sangma (posthumous)

Public Affairs

Sunder Lal Patwah (posthumous)

Public Affairs

K.J.Yesudas

Art - Music

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Others - Spiritualism

Udipi Ramachandra Rao

Science & Engineering

 

Padma Bhushan

 

Awardee

Field of Prominence

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Art - Music

Devi Prasad Dwivedi

Literature & Education

Tehemton Udwadia

Medicine

Ratna Sundar Maharaj

Others-Spiritualism

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati

Others-Yoga

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)

Literature & Education

Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)

Literature & Education –Journalism

 

Padma Shri

Awardee

Field of Prominence

Basanti Bisht

Art-Music

Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair

Art-Dance

Aruna Mohanty

Art-Dance

Bharathi Vishnuvardhan

Art-Cinema

Sadhu Meher

Art-Cinema

T K Murthy

Art-Music

Laishram Birendrakumar Singh

Art-Music

Krishna Ram Chaudhary

Art-Music

Baoa Devi

Art-Painting

Tilak Gitai

Art-Painting

Aekka Yadagiri Rao

Art-Sculpture

Jitendra Haripal

Art-Music

Kailash Kher

Art-Music

Parassala B Ponnammal

Art-Music

Sukri Bommagowda

Art-Music

Mukund Nayak

Art-Music

Purushottam Upadhyay

Art-Music

Anuradha Paudwal

Art-Music

Wareppa Naba Nil

Art-Theatre

Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary

Civil Service

T.K. Viswanathan

Civil Service

Kanwal Sibal

Civil Service

Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla

Literature & Education

Eli Ahmed

Literature & Education

Narendra Kohli

Literature & Education

G. Venkatasubbiah

Literature & Education 

Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri

Literature & Education

Kashi Nath Pandita

Literature & Education

Chamu Krishna Shastry

Literature & Education

Harihar Kripalu Tripathi

Literature & Education

Michel Danino

Literature & Education

Punam Suri

Literature & Education

VG Patel

Literature & Education

V Koteswaramma

Literature & Education

Balbir Dutt

Literature & Education-Journalism

Bhawana Somaaya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Vishnu Pandya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Subroto Das

Medicine

Bhakti Yadav

Medicine

Mohammed Abdul Waheed

Medicine

Madan Madhav Godbole

Medicine

Devendra Dayabhai Patel

Medicine

Harkishan Singh

Medicine

Mukut Minz

Medicine

Arun Kumar Sharma

Others-Archaeology

Sanjeev Kapoor

Others-Culinary

Meenakshi Amma

Others-Martial Art

Genabhai Dargabhai Patel

Others-Agriculture

Chandrakant Pithawa

Science & Engineering

Ajoy Kumar Ray

Science & Engineering

Chintakindi Mallesham

Science & Engineering

Jitendra Nath Goswami

Science & Engineering

Daripalli Ramaiah

Social Work

Girish Bhardwaj

Social Work

Karimul Hak

Social Work

Bipin Ganatra

Social Work

Nivedita Raghunath Bhide

Social work

Appasaheb Dharmadhikari

Social Work

Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal

Social Work

Virat Kohli

Sports-Cricket

Shekar Naik

Sports-Cricket

Vikasa Gowda

Sports-Discus Throw

Deepa Malik

Sports-Athletics

Mariyappan Thangavelu

Sports-Athletics

Dipa Karmakar

Sports-Gymnastics

P. R. Shreejesh

Sports-Hockey

Sakshi Malik

Sports-Wrestling

Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu

Trade & Industry

Imrat Khan  (NRI/PIO)

Art-Music

Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education-Journalism

Suniti Solomon (Posthumous)

Medicine

Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous)

Others-Archaeology

Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous)

Social Work

Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)

Social Work

 

Padmas for unsung heroes

Padma honour for unsung heroes of the country PTI | Jan 25, 2017


The focus of this year's Padma awards, according to the officials in the home ministry, was on recognising talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country

The list of Padma Shri awardees this year includes many who have braved hardships to emerge victorious in life

NEW DELHI: Nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as "Doctor Dadi" from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik are among the unsung heroes who were on Wednesday named for Padma Shri.

Gold medallist at Rio Paralympics Mariyappan Thangavelu also figured in the list of Padma Shri awardees.

The focus of this year's Padma awards, according to the officials in the home ministry, was on recognising talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country.

Yadav, 91, is the first woman from Indore to hold an MBBS degree. She has been treating patients free of cost for the past 68 years and has helped deliver thousands of babies.

Thirty-year-old Naik had led the India's cricket team of blind to victory in the first T20 World Cup in 2012 and ODI World Cup in 2014. He comes from a poor background and faced extreme hardship as he lost his parents at the age of 12.

Thangavelu, who won gold in Rio 2016, is a born fighter. He had suffered permanent disability in the right leg when he was run over by drunk bus driver.His father had abandoned the family and he was raised by his mother who used to work as a labourer.

Karmakar, the 23-year-old "Produnova Princess" from Tripura, practised on an apparatus made from second-hand parts of a discarded scooter. She is only the fifth woman in the gymnastic history to land a Produnova vault.

Karnartka's Sukri Bommagowda, known as "Nightingale of Halakki", has been named for Padma Shri for performing tribal folk music for 58 years.

School dropout Jitendra Haripal, popular as "Rangabati ki Awaz", has been selected for Padma Shri for his contribution to Odhisa's most popular recorded song "Rangabati" and being a top exponent of Kosli-Sambalpuri music.

Ela Ahmad, 81, from Assam has been selected for Padma Shri for running the only magazine for women in the northeast since 1970.

See also

Padma awards <> Bharat Ratna <> Padma awards: 2010<> Padma awards: 2011<> Padma awards: 2012<> Padma awards: 2014<> Padma awards: 2015<> Padma awards: 2016<> Padma awards: 2017<>

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