Names and fields of Padma Awards 2015 winners:

The Central Government has announced the Padma awards on January 25, a day before the 66th Republic Day celebrations. This year the President has approved Padma awards to 104 persons including senior BJP leader and MP LK Advani and noted actor Amitabh Bachchan. The list includes the names of 09 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awardees. This honor is conferred by the President in a grand ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, usually in March or April, every year. Among the recipients of this year's Padma Awards, 17 are women. Four people have been given this honor posthumously. The list also includes 17 foreigners, non-resident Indians and people of Indian origin.

Given below is the list of Padma Awards 2015 winners, which are as follows:>

Winners of Padma Vibhushan Award 2015:

Name of award winners Region State/Resident
Lal Krishna Advani Public Service Gujarat
Mr. Amitabh Bachchan Art Maharashtra
Mr. Parkash Singh Badal Public Service Punjab
Dr. D. Virendra Hegde Social Work Karnataka
Mr. Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar Art Maharashtra
Sri Jagatguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya Other Uttar Pradesh
Pro. Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan Science and engineering Tamilnadu
Mr. Kottayan K. Venugopal Public Service Delhi
Mr. Karim Al-Husseini Aga Khan (foreigner) Trade & Industry France/UK
Winners of Padma Bhushan Award 2015:
Name of award winners Region State/Resident
Mr. Jahnu Barua Art Maharashtra
Dr. Vijay Bhatkar Science & Engineering Maharashtra
Mr. Swapna Das Gupta Literature & Education Delhi
Swami Satyamitranand Giri Other Uttar Pradesh
Mr. N. Gopalaswami Public Service Tamil Nadu
Dr. Subhash C. Kashyap Public Service Delhi
Dr. (Pandit) Gokulotsavji Maharaj Art Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Ambareesh Mittal Medical Delhi
Mrs. Sudha Raghunathan Art Tamilnadu
Mr. Harish Salve Public Service Delhi
Dr. Ashok Seth Medical Delhi
Mr. Rajat Sharma Literature & Education Delhi
Mr. Satpal Sports Delhi
Mr. Shivakumar Swami Other Karnataka
Dr. Kharag Singh Waldia Science & Engineering Karnataka
Pro. Manjul Bhargava (NRI/Indian Origin) Science & Engineering America
Mr. David Frawley (Vamdev) (Foreigner) Other America
Mr. Bill Gates (Foreigner) Social work America
Mrs. Melinda Gates (Foreigner) Social work America
Mr. Sachiro Misumi (Foreigner) Other Japan
Winners of Padma Shri Award 2015:
Name of award winners Region State/Resident
Dr. Manjula Anagani Medical Telangana
Mr. S. Arunan Science & Engineering Karnataka
Ms. Kanyakumari Avasarala Art Tamilnadu
Dr. Bettina Sharda Baumer Literature & Education Jammu and Kashmir
Mr. Naresh Bedi Art Delhi
Mr. Ashok Bhagat Social work Jharkhand
Mr. Sanjay Leela Bhansali Art Maharashtra
Dr. Laxmi Nandan Bora Literature & Education Assam
Dr. Gyan Chaturvedi Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
Pro. (Dr.) Yogesh Kumar Chawla Medical Chandigarh
Smt. Jayakumari Chikkala Medical Delhi
Mr. Bibek Devroy Literature & Education Delhi
Dr. Sarungbam Bimola Kumari Devi Medical Manipur
Dr. Ashok Gulati Public Service Delhi
Dr. Randeep Guleria Medical Delhi
Dr. K. P. Haridas Medical Kerala
Mr. Rahul Jain Art Delhi
Mr. Ravindra Jain Art Maharashtra
Dr. Sunil Jogi Literature and Education -
Mr. Prasoon Joshi Art Maharashtra
Dr. Prafulla Kar Art Odisha
Ms. Saba Anjum Sport Chhattisgarh
Mrs. Ushakiran Khan Literature & Education Bihar
Dr. Rajesh Kotecha Medical Rajasthan
Pro. Alka Kriplani Medical Delhi
Dr. Harsh Kumar Medical Delhi
Shree Narayan Purushottam Mallya Literature & Education Kerala
Mr Lambert Mascarenhas Literature & Education Goa
Dr. (Mrs.) Janak Palta McGilligan Social Work Madhya Pradesh
Mr. Virendra Raj Mehta Social Work Delhi
Mr. Tarak Mehta Art Gujarat
Mr. Neil Herbert Nongkinrih Art Meghalaya
Mr. Chewang Norfel Other Jammu and Kashmir
Shri T.V. Mohandas Pai Trade & Industry Karnataka
Dr. Tejas Patel Medical Gujarat
Mr. Jadav Molai Payeng Other Assam
Mrs. Bimla Poddar Other Uttar Pradesh
Dr. N. Prabhakar Science & Engineering Delhi
Dr. Prahlad Science & Engineering Maharashtra
Dr. Narendra Prasad Medical Bihar
Shri Ram Bahadur Rai Literature & Education Delhi
Ms. Mithali Raj Sport Telangana
Mr. PV Rajaraman Public Service Tamil Nadu
Pro. J. S. Rajput Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
Shri Kota Niwas Roy Art Andhra Pradesh
Pro. Bimal Roy Literature and Education West Bengal
Mr. Shekhar Sen Art Maharashtra
Mr. Gunwant Shah Literature and Education Gujarat
Shri Brahmdev Sharma (Brother) Literature & Education Delhi
Mr. Manu Sharma Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
Pro. Yog Raj Sharma Medical Delhi
Mr. Vasant Shastri Science & Engineering Karnataka
Mr. S. K. shivkumar Science & Engineering Karnataka
Ms. PV Sindhu Sport Telangana
Mr. Sardar Singh Sport Haryana
Ms. Arunima Sinha Sport Uttar Pradesh
Mr. Mahesh Raj Soni Art Rajasthan
Dr. Nikhil Tandon Medical Delhi
Mr. H. Thegtse Rinpoche Social Work Arunachal Pradesh
Dr. Hargobind Laxmishankar Trivedi Medical Gujarat
Mr. Hwang Baosheng (Foreigner) Other China
Dr. Raghu Ram Pillarisetty (NRI/Indian Origin) Medical America
Dr. Soumitra Rawat (NRI/Indian Origin) Medical UK
Pro. Annette Schmidchen (Foreigner) literature and education Germany
Late Shri Pran Kumar Sharma alias Pran (Posthumous) Art Delhi
Late Shri R. Vasudevan (Posthumous) Public Service Tamil Nadu

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