Late BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley.
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Boxer Mary Kom, former Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth and singer Chhannulal Mishra given Padma Vibhushan; P.V. Sindhu, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut to be conferred Padma Shri.
Eminent personalities, including former union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes, Olympian boxer Mary Kom, former Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan on the Republic Day this year, officials said on January 25.Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Shrinivasan, Olympian badminton player P V Sindhu, former Nagaland Chief Minister S.C. Jamir and Jammu and Kashmir politician Muzaffar Hussain Baig have been awarded with the Padma Bhushan, they said.The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan, 118 have been given the Padma Shri on the 71st Republic Day this year, they said.This year the President has approved conferment of 141 Padma Awards including 4 duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one). The list comprises seven Padma Vibhushans, 16 Padma Bhushans and 118 Padma Shris. Thirty four of the awardees are women and the list also includes 18 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 12 posthumous awardees.Former Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth, sportsperson M.C. Mary Kom, Hindustani classical singer Chhannulal Mishra and Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt (posthumous) are the other Padma Vibhushan awardees. Industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Srinivasan have been awarded the Padma Bhushan. Producer Ekta Kapoor, director Karan Johar, actor Kangna Ranaut and singer Adnan Sami will receive the Padma Shri. Modi congratulates awardeesPrime Minister Narendra Modi on January 25 congratulated the Padma awardees, saying they include extraordinary people. “Congratulations to all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards,” he tweeted. The Prime Minister said the awardees include “extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to our society, nation and humanity”.Here’s the full list of the Padma Awardees 2020Padma Vibhushan NameFieldState/Country1.George Fernandes(Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar2.Arun Jaitley(Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi3.Sir Anerood Jugnauth Public AffairsMauritius4.M. C. Mary KomSportsManipur5.Chhannulal MishraArtUttar Pradesh6.Sushma Swaraj(Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi7.Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji SriPejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous)Others-SpiritualismKarnatakaPadma Bhushan SNNameFieldState/Country8.M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M)Others-SpiritualismKerala9.Syed Muazzem Ali(Posthumous)Public AffairsBangladesh 10.Muzaffar Hussain BaigPublic AffairsJammu andKashmir11.Ajoy ChakravortyArtWest Bengal12.Manoj DasLiterature andEducationPuducherry13.Balkrishna DoshiOthers-ArchitectureGujarat14.Krishnammal JagannathanSocial WorkTamil Nadu15.S. C. JamirPublic AffairsNagaland16.Anil Prakash JoshiSocial WorkUttarakhand17.Dr. Tsering LandolMedicineLadakh18.Anand MahindraTrade and IndustryMaharashtra19.Neelakanta RamakrishnaMadhava Menon (Posthumous)Public AffairsKerala20.Manohar GopalkrishnaPrabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)Public AffairsGoa21.Prof. Jagdish ShethLiterature andEducationUSA22.P. V. SindhuSportsTelangana23.Venu SrinivasanTrade and IndustryTamil NaduPadma Shri SNNameFieldState/Country24.Guru Shashadhar AcharyaArtJharkhand25.Dr. Yogi AeronMedicineUttarakhand26.Jai Prakash AgarwalTrade and IndustryDelhi27.Jagdish Lal AhujaSocial WorkPunjab28.Kazi Masum AkhtarLiterature and EducationWest Bengal29.Ms. Gloria ArieiraLiterature and EducationBrazil30.Khan Zaheerkhan BakhtiyarkhanSportsMaharashtra31.Dr. Padmavathy BandopadhyayMedicineUttar Pradesh32.Dr. Sushovan BanerjeeMedicineWest Bengal33.Dr. Digambar BeheraMedicineChandigarh34.Dr. Damayanti BeshraLiterature and EducationOdisha35.Pawar Popatrao BhagujiSocial WorkMaharashtra36.Himmata Ram BhambhuSocial WorkRajasthan37.Sanjeev BikhchandaniTrade and IndustryUttar Pradesh38.Gafurbhai M. BilakhiaTrade and IndustryGujarat39.Bob BlackmanPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom40.. Indira P. P. BoraArtAssam41.Madan Singh ChauhanArtChhattisgarh42.. Usha ChaumarSocial WorkRajasthan43.Lil Bahadur ChettriLiterature and EducationAssam44.Lalitha & Ms. SarojaChidambaram (Duo)*ArtTamil Nadu45.Dr. Vajira ChitrasenaArtSri Lanka46.Dr. Purushottam DadheechArtMadhya Pradesh47.Utsav Charan DasArtOdisha48.Prof. Indra Dassanayake(Posthumous)Literature and EducationSri Lanka49.H. M. DesaiLiterature and EducationGujarat50.Manohar DevadossArtTamil Nadu51.Oinam Bembem DeviSportsManipur52.Lia DiskinSocial WorkBrazil53.M. P. GaneshSportsKarnataka54.Dr. Bangalore GangadharMedicineKarnataka55.Dr. Raman GangakhedkarScience and EngineeringMaharashtra56.Barry GardinerPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom57.Chewang Motup GobaTrade and IndustryLadakh58.Bharat GoenkaTrade and IndustryKarnataka59.Yadla GopalaraoArtAndhra Pradesh60.Mitrabhanu GountiaArtOdisha61.Tulasi GowdaSocial WorkKarnataka62.Sujoy K. GuhaScience and EngineeringBihar63.Harekala HajabbaSocial WorkKarnataka64.Enamul HaqueOthers-ArchaeologyBangladesh65.Madhu Mansuri HasmukhArtJharkhand66.Abdul Jabbar(Posthumous)Social WorkMadhya Pradesh67.Bimal Kumar JainSocial WorkBihar68.Meenakshi JainLiterature and EducationDelhi69.Nemnath JainTrade and IndustryMadhya Pradesh70.Shanti JainArtBihar71.Sudhir JainScience and EngineeringGujarat72.Benichandra JamatiaLiterature and EducationTripura73.K. V. Sampath Kumar & Ms. Vidushi Jayalakshmi K.S.(Duo)*Literature and Education-JournalismKarnataka74.Karan JoharArtMaharashtra75.Dr. Leela JoshiMedicineMadhya Pradesh76.Sarita JoshiArtMaharashtra77.C. KamlovaLiterature and EducationMizoram78.Dr. Ravi Kannan R.MedicineAssam79.Ekta KapoorArtMaharashtra80.Yazdi Naoshirwan KaranjiaArtGujarat81.Narayan J. Joshi KarayalLiterature and EducationGujarat82.Dr. Narindar Nath KhannaMedicineUttar Pradesh83.Naveen KhannaScience and EngineeringDelhi84.S. P. KothariLiterature and EducationUSA85.V. K. MunusamyKrishnapaktharArtPuducherry86.M. K. KunjolSocial WorkKerala87.Manmohan Mahapatra(Posthumous)ArtOdisha88.Ustad Anwar Khan MangniyarArtRajasthan89.Kattungal SubramaniamManilalScience and EngineeringKerala90.Munna MasterArtRajasthan91.Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra MishraLiterature and EducationHimachal Pradesh92.Binapani MohantyLiterature and EducationOdisha93.Dr. Arunoday MondalMedicineWest Bengal94.Dr. Prithwindra MukherjeeLiterature and EducationFrance95.Sathyanarayan MundayoorSocial WorkArunachal Pradesh96.Manilal NagArtWest Bengal97.N. Chandrasekharan NairLiterature and EducationKerala98.Dr. Tetsu Nakamura(Posthumous)Social WorkAfghanistan99.Shiv Datt NirmohiLiterature and EducationJammu andKashmir100.Pu Lalbiakthanga PachuauLiterature andEducation-JournalismMizoram101.Moozhikkal PankajakshiArtKerala102.Dr. Prasanta Kumar PattanaikLiterature and EducationUSA103.Jogendra Nath PhukanLiterature and EducationAssam104.Rahibai Soma PopereOthers-AgricultureMaharashtra105.Yogesh PraveenLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh106.Jitu RaiSportsUttar Pradesh107.Tarundeep RaiSportsSikkim108.S. RamakrishnanSocial WorkTamil Nadu109.Rani RampalSportsHaryana110.Kangana RanautArtMaharashtra111.Dalavai Chalapathi RaoArtAndhra Pradesh112.Shahbuddin RathodLiterature and EducationGujarat113.Kalyan Singh RawatSocial WorkUttarakhand114.Chintala Venkat ReddyOthers-AgricultureTelangana115.Dr. Shanti RoyMedicineBihar116.Radhammohan & Ms.Sabarmatee (Duo)*Others-AgricultureOdisha117.Batakrushna SahooOthers-AnimalHusbandryOdisha118.Trinity SaiooOthers-AgricultureMeghalaya119.Adnan SamiArtMaharashtra120.Vijay SankeshwarTrade and IndustryKarnataka121.Dr. Kushal Konwar SarmaMedicineAssam122.Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadrialias SayedbhaiSocial WorkMaharashtra123.Mohammed SharifSocial WorkUttar Pradesh124.Shyam Sunder SharmaArtBihar125.Dr. Gurdip SinghMedicineGujarat126.Ramjee SinghSocial WorkBihar127.Vashishtha Narayan Singh(Posthumous)Science and EngineeringBihar128.Daya Prakash SinhaArtUttar Pradesh129.Dr. Sandra Desa SouzaMedicineMaharashtra130.Vijayasarathi SribhashyamLiterature and EducationTelangana131.Kalee Shabi Mahaboob & Sheik Mahaboob Subani(Duo)*ArtTamil Nadu132.Javed Ahmad TakSocial WorkJammu andKashmir133.Pradeep ThalappilScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu134.Yeshe Dorjee ThongchiLiterature and EducationArunachal Pradesh135.Robert ThurmanLiterature and EducationUSA136.Agus Indra UdayanaSocial WorkIndonesia137.Harish Chandra VermaScience and EngineeringUttar Pradesh138.Sundaram VermaSocial WorkRajasthan139.Dr. Romesh TekchandWadhwaniTrade and IndustryUSA140.Suresh WadkarArtMaharashtra141.Prem WatsaTrade and IndustryCanadaClick here for full list of Padma Awards