Name of the winners of Padma Awards 2017 and their fields:

The Central Government has announced the Padma Awards on January 25, a day before the 68th Republic Day celebrations. This year the President has approved Padma awards to 89 individuals. The list includes the names of 07 Padma Vibhushan, 07 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awardees.

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Paralympics gold winner Mariyappan Thangavelu, singer Kailash Kher and celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor are among the celebrities selected for the Padma Shri. Padma awards will be given to 08 sports personalities. At the same time, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi have been selected for Padma Vibhushan. For the first time, no hero-heroine has got a place from the film industry.

Padma awards are the country's highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna. Under this, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards are given for making very special, very remarkable contributions in various fields. The Padma awards are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day. The Padma Awards are presented by the President at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in March/April.

List of Padma Awards 2017 winners:

Winners of Padma Vibhushan Award 2017:

  1. Sharad Pawar: Pawar is known for his good relations among all parties and his grip on the agriculture sector. When Maharashtra leader Pawar turned 75, his birthday program was attended by big leaders of every party like Modi-Sonia-Manmohan.
  2. Murli Manohar Joshi: Elected for Padma Vibhushan, Murli Manohar Joshi has been associated with the Sangh and has been a Union Minister. He is currently in the guiding board of BJP. During the last Lok Sabha elections, he had left the seat of Banaras for Modi. He holds a doctorate and has been a physics teacher at Allahabad University.
  3. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev: He is a spiritual master and thinker.
  4. KJ Yesudas: Famous music composer from Kerala, has also been a film playback singer.
  5. Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Space Scientist from Karnataka
  6. Former CM of MP Sunderlal Patwa (Posthumous)
  7. PA Sangma, former Speaker of Lok Sabha (posthumously)

Winners of Padma Bhushan Award 2017:

  1. Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, a Mohan Veena player from Rajasthan.
  2. UP Sanskrit Professor Devi Prasad Dwivedi.
  3. Dr. Tehemtan Irch Udvadia, who hails from Maharashtra and is called the Father of Laparoscopic Surgery in India.
  4. Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj, spiritual guru of Gujarat and author of a record 304 books.
  5. Bihar's Yoga Guru Niranjan Nand Saraswati.
  6. Senior Journalist and Political Analyst Cho, who has once invited Modi on stage by calling him 'Maut ka Saudagar'. Ramaswamy (Posthumous).
  7. Mahachakri Siringhorna (Literary-education), Thailand.

Winners of Padma Shri Award 2017:

  1. Virat Kohli: After Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, who became the captain of all three formats of Team India, has also been selected for the Padma Shri. Last year, under the captaincy of Kohli, Team India did not lose a single Test. In the first recent ODI series after Dhoni stepped down, the team won 2-1 against England under Kohli's captaincy.
  2. Dipa Karmakar: Deepa is the first Indian woman to reach the finals of gymnast in Olympics. She is the fifth woman in the world to do the Produnova vault.
  3. Mariyappan Thangavelu: Mariyappan, who won the gold medal in the high jump at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, will be awarded the Padma Shri. In an accident in his childhood, a bus had hit his leg. Despite this, he made a career in high jump.
  4. Shekhar Nayak: He is the captain of the blind cricket team.
  5. Kailash Kher: Singer.
  6. Sanjeev Kapoor: Celebrity chef.
  7. Bhakti Yadav: Bhakti Yadav, a gynecologist known as Dr Dadi of Indore. Dr. Bhaktiis 91 years old and still treats women.
  8. Suniti Solomon: She is known for spreading awareness against AIDS.
  9. Basanti Bisht: Folk Music Artist of Uttarakhand.
  10. C. Kunchiraman Nair: Classical dancer from Kerala.
  11. Aruna Mohanty: Odissi dancer from Odisha.
  12. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan: is an actor from Karnataka. Worked in many language films including Hindi.
  13. Sadhu Meher: Actor from Odisha. His contribution to regional cinema has been appreciated.
  14. T.K. Murthy: Music composer from Tamil Nadu. The 92-year-old idol is especially known for his mridangam.
  15. L. Birendrukumar Singh: Music Artist from Manipur.
  16. Krishna Ram Chaudhary: Shehnai Artist of UP.
  17. Bauua Devi: Madhubani artist from Bihar.
  18. Tilak Gitai: Painting artist from Rajasthan.
  19. Ekka Yedagiri Rao: Sculpture artist from Telangana.
  20. Jitendra Haripal: Artist from Odisha.
  21. PB Ponnamal is a folk artist from Kerala.
  22. Sukri Bommagodda: Music artist from Karnataka.
  23. Mukund Nayak: Artist from Jharkhand.
  24. Purushottam Upadhyay: Folk singer from Gujarat.
  25. Anuradha Paudwal: She has done playback singing in many languages including
  26. Hindi.Warappa Naba Nil: Theater artist from Manipur.
  27. Hanuman Choudhary: Civil Servant in Telangana.
  28. T.K. Viswanathan: IAS officer from Haryana.
  29. Kanwal Sibal: Retired Diplomat.
  30. Birkha Bahadur Limbo Muringala: A big name associated with education in Sikkim.
  31. Eli Ahmed: Associated with Assamese Literature.
  32. Dr. Narendra Kohli is a writer.
  33. Professor G. Venkatasubaiah is a writer from Karnataka.
  34. A. Achayuthan Nambodari is a writer from Kerala.
  35. Kashinath Pandita is a writer and education expert from Jammu and Kashmir.
  36. Chamu Krishna Shastri is also associated with education and literature.
  37. Harihar Kripalu Tripathi is a writer from UP.
  38. Michael Danio is associated with Education and Literature in Tamil Nadu.
  39. Poonam Suri is associated with Education.
  40. VG. Patel is an education expert from Gujarat.
  41. V. Koteswaramma is a writer from Andhra Pradesh.
  42. Balbir Dutt is associated with the education sector and literature in Jharkhand.
  43. Bhavna Somaiya is a columnist and writer from Maharashtra.
  44. Vishnu Pandya is a writer and journalist from Gujarat.
  45. Subroto Das is associated with the medicine sector in Gujarat.
  46. Dr. Mohd Abdul Waheed is associated with the medical field in Telangana.
  47. Madan Madhav Godbole is associated with medicine in UP.
  48. Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel is associated with Medicine in Gujarat.
  49. Professor Harikrishna Singh is a medical expert from Chandigarh.
  50. Mukut Minj is a medical expert from Chandigarh.
  51. Arun Kumar Sharma is an Archaeologist and comes from Chhattisgarh.
  52. Meenakshi Amma is a martial arts expert from Kerala.
  53. Gendbhai Dargabhai Patel is an agriculture expert and belongs to Gujarat.
  54. Chandrakant Pithwa is associated with engineering sector and hails from Telangana.
  55. Ajay Kumar Roy is associated with Science and Engineering in West Bengal.
  56. C. Malesham is from Andhra Pradesh and associated with Science field.
  57. Jitendra Nath Goswami is associated with the science sector in Assam.
  58. Dripali Ramaj is a social worker from Telangana.
  59. Girish Bhardwaj is a social worker from Karnataka.
  60. Karimul Haque is a social worker from West Bengal.
  61. Bipin Ganatra is also a social worker of West Bengal.
  62. Nivedita Raghuram Bhide is a social worker from Tamil Nadu.
  63. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari is a social worker from Maharashtra.
  64. Balbir Singh Sechwal is a social worker from Punjab.
  65. Vikas Gowda is a player of discus throw.
  66. R.P. Sreejesh has been the captain of the hockey team and is a goalkeeper.
  67. Mohan Reddy is associated with the trade and industry of Telangana.
  68. Imrat Khan is an NRI. She is involved in art and music and lives in America.
  69. Anant Agarwal is also an NRI. Lives in the US and is involved in education.
  70. H.R. Shah. are NRIs. Lives in the US and is involved in Literature and Journalism.
  71. Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya (posthumously) hails from West Bengal and is associated with Archeology.
  72. Dr. Mapurekar (posthumously) was a social worker from Maharashtra.
  73. Anuradha Koirala (foreigner) is from Nepal and is a social worker.

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