By Online Desk
Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, have been announced on Monday night.
The list comprises seven Padma Vibhushan, ten Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards.
The Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.
These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan around March/ April every year.
Here is the full list of Padma Vibhushan awardees:
Shri Shinzo Abe- Public Affairs- Japan
Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)- Art- Tamil Nadu
Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde- Medicine- Karnataka
Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)- Science and Engineering- United States of America
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan- Others- Spiritualism- Delhi
Shri B. B. Lal- Others- Archaeology- Delhi
Shri Sudarshan Sahoo- Art- Odisha
Here is the full list of Padma Bhushan awardees:
Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra-Art-Kerala
Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous) -Public Affairs- Assam
Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara-Literature and Education-Karnataka
Ms. Sumitra Mahajan-Public Affairs-Madhya Pradesh
Shri Nripendra Misra-Civil Service-Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)-Public Affairs-Bihar
Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)-Public Affairs-Gujarat
Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)-Others-Spiritualism-Uttar Pradesh
Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff-Trade and Industry-Maharashtra
Shri Tarlochan Singh-Public Affairs-Haryana
Here is the full list of Padma Shri awardees:
Former Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha, British film director Peter Brook, Father Vallés (posthumous), Professor Chaman Lal Sapru (posthumous) are among 102 recipients of Padma Shri award. pic.twitter.com/oMoHg3DXcc
— ANI (@ANI) January 25, 2021
(Inputs from Press Information Bureau)