A total of 109 people, including 19 women, have been selected for the Padma awards on the eve of the Republic Day.
President Pratibha Patil approved the awards, including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ posthumous. The awards comprise five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri awards.
The awardees are listed below:
Name, Discipline, State/ Domicile: 1. K.G. Subramanyan, Art — Painting and Sculpture, West Bengal 2. Mario de Miranda Art (posthumous) — Cartoonist, Goa 3. (Dr.) Bhupen Hazarika (posthumous) Art — Vocal Music, Assam 4. Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti, Medicine — Orthopaedics, Maharashtra 5. T.V. Rajeswar, Civil Service, Delhi.
Name, Discipline, State/ Domicile: 1. Shabana Azmi, Art— Cinema, Maharashtra 2. Khaled Choudhury, Art — Theatre West Bengal 3. Jatin Das, Art — Painting, Delhi 4. Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta, Art — Instrumental Music — Sarod, West Bengal 5. Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra Art— Cinema, Maharashtra 6. Dr. T.V. Gopalakrishnan Art — Classical Vocal and Instrumental Music, Tamil Nadu 7. Mira Nair, Art — Cinema, Delhi 8. M.S. Gopalakrishnan Art — Instrumental Music — Violin, Tamil Nadu 9. Anish Kapoor, Art — Sculpture, U.K. 10. Satya Narayan Goenka, Social Work, Maharashtra 11. Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao, Public Affairs, Germany 12. George Yong-Boon Yeo, Public Affairs, Singapore 13. Professor Shashikumar Chitre, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra 14. Dr. M.S. Raghunathan, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra 15. Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan, Trade and Industry, Tamil Nadu 16. Balasubramanian Muthuraman, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra 17. Dr. Suresh H. Advani, Medicine — Oncology, Maharashtra 18. Dr. Noshir H. Wadia, Medicine — Neurology, Maharashtra 19. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Medicine — Cardiology, Karnataka 20. Professor (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar, Literature and Education, Maharashtra 21. Professor Vidya Dehejia, Literature and Education, U.S. 22. Professor Arvind Panagariya, Literature and Education, U.S. 23. Dr. Jose Pereira, Literature and Education, U.S. 24. Dr. Homi K. Bhabha, Literature and Education, U.K. (not to be confused with the dead Indian nuclear scientist Homi J. Bhabha) 25. N. Vittal, Civil Service, Kerala 26. Mata Prasad, Civil Service, Uttar Pradesh 27. Ronen Sen, Civil Service, West Bengal.
Name, Discipline, State/ Domicile: 1. Vanraj Bhatia, Art — Music, Maharashtra 2. Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Art — Music— Vocal, Maharashtra 3. Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi, Art — Music— Khongjom Parba, Manipur 4. Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani, Art — Yakshagana dance drama, Karnataka 5. Moti Lal Kemmu, Art — Playwright, Jammu and Kashmir 6. Shahid Parvez Khan, Art — Instrumental Music — Sitar, Maharashtra 7. Mohan Lal Kumhar, Art — Terracotta, Rajasthan 8. Sakar Khan Manganiar, Art — Rajasthani Folk Music, Rajasthan. 9. Smt. Joy Michael, Art — Theatre, Delhi 10. Dr. Minati Mishra, Art — Indian Classical Dance — Odissi, Orissa 11. Natesan Muthuswamy, Art — Theatre, Tamil Nadu 12. Smt R. Nagarathnamma, Art — Theatre, Karnataka 13. Kalamandalm Sivan Namboothiri, Art — Indian Classical Dance — Koodiyattam, Kerala 14. Smt. Yamunabai Waikar, Art — Indian Folk Music — Lavani, Maharashtra 15. Satish Alekar, Art — Playwright, Maharashtra 16. Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey, Art — Chhau dance and choreography, Jharkhand 17. Ramakant Gundecha, Art — Indian Classical Music — Vocal, Madhya Pradesh, Umakant Gundecha, Art— Indian Classical Music — Vocal, Madhya Pradesh 18. Anup Jalota, Art — Indian Classical Music — Vocal, Maharashtra 19. Soman Nair Priyadarshan, Art — Cinema — Direction, Kerala 20. Sunil Janah, Art — Photography, Assam 21. Laila Tyebji, Art — Handicrafts, Delhi 22. Vijay Sharma, Art — Painting, Himachal Pradesh 23. Shamshad Begum, Social Work, Chhattisgarh 24. Smt. Reeta Devi, Social Work, Delhi 25. Dr. P.K. Gopal, Social Work, Tamil Nadu 26. Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav, Social Work, Chhattisgarh 27. Dr. G. Muniratnam, Social Work, Andhra Pradesh 28. Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya, Social Work, Maharashtra 29. Dr. Uma Tuli, Social Work, Delhi. 30. Sat Paul Varma, Social Work, Jammu and Kashmir 31. Smt. Binny Yanga, Social Work, Arunachal Pradesh 32. Yezdi Hirji Malegam, Public Affairs, Maharashtra 33. Pravin H. Parekh, Pubic Affairs, Delhi 34. Dr. V. Adimurthy, Science and Engineering, Kerala 35. Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha, Science and Engineering — Agriculture, Delhi 36. Professor Virander Singh Chauhan, Science and Engineering, Delhi 37. Professor Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai, Science and Engineering, Jammu and Kashmir 38. Dr. Vijaypal Singh, Science and Engineering — Agricultural Research, Uttar Pradesh 39. Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal, Science and Engineering, Punjab 40. Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan, Science and Engineering, Karnataka 41. Professor Jagadish Shukla, Science and Engineering, U.S. 42. Priya Paul, Trade and Industry, Delhi 43. Shoji Shiba, Trade and Industry, Japan 44. Gopinath Pillai, Trade and Industry, Singapore 45. Arun Hastimal Firodia, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra 46. Dr. Swati A. Piramal, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra 47. Professor Mahdi Hasan, Medicine — Anatomy, Uttar Pradesh 48. Dr. Viswanathan Mohan, Medicine — Diabetology, Tamil Nadu 49. Dr. J. Hareendran Nair, Medicine — Ayurveda, Kerala 50. Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan, Medicine — Geriatrics, Tamil Nadu 51. Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh, Medicine — Oncology, Bihar 52. Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya, Medicine — Healthcare, Daman and Diu 53. Dr. Nitya Anand, Medicine — Drugs Research, Uttar Pradesh 54. Dr. Juga Kishore (posthumous), Medicine — Homoeopathy, Delhi 55. Dr. Mukesh Batra, Medicine — Homeopathy, Maharashtra 56. Dr. Eberhard Fischer, Literature and Education, Switzerland 57. Kedar Gurung, Literature and Education, Sikkim 58. Surjit Singh Patar, Literature and Education — Poetry, Punjab 59. Vijay Dutt Shridhar, Literature and Education — Journalism, Madhya Pradesh 60. Irwin Allan Sealy, Literature and Education, Uttarakhand 61. Geeta Dharmarajan, Literature and Education, Delhi 62. Professor Sachchidanand Sahai, Literature and Education, Haryana 63. Smt. Pepita Seth, Literature and Education, Kerala 64. Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia, Literature and Education, Mizoram 65. Ajeet Bajaj, Sports — Skiing, Delhi 66. Smt. Jhulan Goswami, Sports — Women's Cricket, West Bengal 67. Zafar Iqbal, Sports — Hockey, Uttar Pradesh 68. Devendra Jhajrija, Sports — Athletics — Paralympics, Rajasthan 69. Limba Ram, Sports — Archery, Rajasthan 70. Syed Mohammed Arif, Sports — Badminton, Andhra Pradesh 71. Professor Ravi Chaturvedi, Sports — Commentary, Delhi 72. Prabhakar Vaidya, Sports — Physical Education, Maharashtra 73. T. Venkatapathi Reddiar, Others — Horticulture, Puducherry 74. Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth, Others — Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection, Karnataka 75. K. Paddayya, Others — Archaeology, Maharashtra 76. Swapan Guha, Others — Ceramics, Rajasthan 77. Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai, Others — Environmental Education, Gujarat.
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