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Padma Awards 2019

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Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘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. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. The Padma Awards for the year 2019 were announced on Friday. 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. 21 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 3 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender person.

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Sl. No Name Field State / Country
1. Ms. Teejan Bai Art-Vocals-Folk Chhattisgarh
2. Shri Ismail Omar Guelleh Public Affairs Djibouti
3. Anil Manibhai Naik Trade & Industry-Infrastructure Gujarat
4. Balwant Moreshwar Purandare Art-Acting-Theatre Maharashtra

Sl. No Name Field State / Country
1. Hukmdev Narayan Yadav Public Affairs Bihar
2. V. K. Shunglu Civil Service Delhi
3. Kuldip Nayar Literature & Education Delhi
4. Mahashay Dharam Pal Gulati Trade & Industry Delhi
5. Darshan Lal Jain Social Work Haryana
6. Kariya Munda Public Affairs Jharkhand
7. Mohanlal Arts Kerala
8. Nambi Narayanan Science & Engineering Kerala
9. Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade Medicine Maharashtra
10. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa Public Affairs Punjab
11. John T. Chambers Trade & Industry A citizen of South Africa
12. Bachendri Pal Sports Uttarakhand
13. Pravin Gordhan Public Affairs A citizen of United States
14. Budhaditya Mukherjee Arts West Bengal

Sl. No Name Field State / Country
1. Venkateswara Rao Yadlapalli Others Andhra Pradesh
2. Harika Dronavalli Sports Andhra Pradesh
3. Uddhab Kumar Bharali Science&Engineering Assam
4. Illias Ali Medicine Assam
5. Jyoti Kumar Sinha Social Work Bihar
6. Bhagirathi Devi Public Affairs Bihar
7. Rajkumari Devi Others Bihar
8. Manoj Bajpayee Arts Bihar
9. Kader Khan Arts A citizen of Canada
10. Jagat Ram Medicine Chandigarh
10. Anup Ranjan Pandey Arts Chhattisgarh
11. Mohammad Hanif Khan Shastri Literature&Education Delhi
12. S. Jaishankar Civil Service Delhi
13. Gautam Gambhir Sports Delhi
14. Dilip Chakravarty Others Delhi
15. Bimal Patel Others Gujarat
16. Abdul Gafur Khatri Arts Gujarat
17. Joravarsinh Jadav Arts Gujarat
18. Friederike Irina Social Work A citizen of Germany
19. Muktaben Pankajkumar Dagli Social Work Gujarat
20. Jyoti Bhatt Arts Gujarat
21. Ajay Thakur Sports Himachal Pradesh
22. Sultan Singh Others Haryana
23. Narendra Singh Others Haryana
24. Bajrang Punia Sports Haryana
25. Kanwal Singh Chauhan Others Haryana
26. Omesh Kumar Bharti Medicine Himachal Pradesh
27. Kanwal Singh Chauhan Others Haryana
28. Jamuna Tudu Social Work Jharkhand
29. Tsering Norboo Medicine Jammu&Kashmir
30. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Medicine Jharkhand
31. Fayaz Ahmad Jan Arts Jammu&Kashmir
32. Narsingh Dev Jamwal Literature&Education Jammu & Kashmir
33. Fayaz Ahmad Jan Arts Jammu&Kashmir
34. Swami Vishudhananda Others Kerala
35. Saalumarada Thimmakka Social Work Karnataka
36. Rajeev Tharanath Arts Karnataka
37. Sharada Srinivasan Others Karnataka
38. K. K. Muhammed Others Kerala
39. K. G. Jayan Arts Kerala
40. Rohini Godbole Science&Engineering Karnataka
41. Prabhu Deva Arts Karnataka
42. Mahesh Sharma Social Work Madhya Pradesh
43. Shabbir Sayyad Social Work Maharashtra
44. Nagindas Sanghavi Literature&Education Maharashtra
45. Shankar Mahadevan Arts Maharashtra
46. Kailash Madbaiya Literature&Education Madhya Pradesh
47. Bombayla Devi Laishram Sports Manipur
48. Ravindra and Smita Kolhe Medicine Maharashtra
49. Waman Kendre Arts Maharashtra
50. Sudam Kate Medicine Maharashtra
51. Pratap Singh Hardia Medicine Madhya Pradesh
52. Sudam Kate Medicine Madhya Pradesh
53. Pratap Singh Hardia Medicine Madhya Pradesh
54. Babulal Dahiya Others Madhya Pradesh
55. Dinyar Contractor Arts Maharashtra
56. Devarapalli Prakash Rao Social Work Odisha
57. Kamala Pujhari Others Odisha
58. Daitari Naik Social Work Odisha
59. Harvinder Singh Phoolka Public Affairs Punjab
60. Baldev Singh Dhillon Science&Engineering Punjab
61. Hukumchand Patidar Others Rajasthan
62. Jagdish Prasad Parikh Others Rajasthan
64. Draupadi Ghimiray Social Work Sikkim
65. Sivamani Arts Tamil Nadu
66. Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry Arts Telangana
67. R. V. Ramani Medicine Tamil Nadu
68. Chinna Pillai Social Work Tamil Nadu
69. Nartaki Natraj Arts Tamil Nadu
70. Sharath Kamal Sports Tamil Nadu
71. Thanga Darlong Arts Tripura
72. Sunil Chhetri Sports Telangana
73. Bangaru Adigalar Others Tamil Nadu
74. Ramaswami Venkataswami Medicine Tamil Nadu
75. Bharat Bhushan Tyagi Others Uttar Pradesh
76. Hiralal Yadav Arts Uttar Pradesh
77. Devendra Swarup Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
78. Prashanti Singh Sports Haryana
79. Brijesh Kumar Shukla Literature&Education Uttar Pradesh
80. Anup Sah Arts Uttarakhand
81. Shadab Mohammad Medicine Uttar Pradesh
82. Ramesh Babaji Maharaj Social Work Uttar Pradesh
83. Rajani Kant Social Work Uttar Pradesh
84. Pritam Bhartwan Arts Uttarakhand
85. Rajeshwar Acharya Arts Uttar Pradesh
86. Pritam Bhartwan Arts Uttarakhand
87. Ram Saran Verma Others Uttar Pradesh
88. Tao Porchon-Lynch Others A citizen of United States
89. Ganpatbhai Patel Literature&Education A citizen of United States
90. Shantanu Narayen Trade & Industry A citizen of United States
91. Ganpatbhai Patel Literature&Education A citizen of United States
92. Swapan Chaudhuri Arts West Bengal
93. Mammen Chandy Medicine West Bengal
94. Subhasini Mistry Social work West Bengal