Names and fields of Padma Awards 2018 winners:

The Central Government has announced the Padma awards on 25 January i.e. Thursday, a day before the 69th Republic Day celebrations. This year 85 persons have been selected for the Padma Awards by the President. The list includes the names of 03 Padma Vibhushan, 09 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri awardees. The Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards are given every year for notable contribution in various fields. These awards are presented to all Padma awardees at a function to be organized by the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan in March/April. Noted music composer Ilaiyaraaja, Hindu ideologue Parameswaran Parameswaran Hindustani classical singer Ghulam Mustafa Khan will be conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian honour.

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, billiards player Pankaj Advani, musician Arvind Parikh, archaeologist Ramachandran Nagaswamy and Goa-based artist Laxman Pai will be honored with the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award. 73 people, including women's weightlifting (weightlifter) player Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, tennis player Somdev Devvarman, badminton player Kidambi Srikanth and India's first Paralympic gold medalist Murlikant Patkar, will be honored with the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian honour. 16 of the Padma awardees this year are either foreigners or NRIs or of Indian origin.

3 celebrities have been conferred with Padma Awards posthumously. The Home Ministry said that this year the government had received more than 15,700 applications for the Padma awards, while in 2016 the number was more than 18,000. For your information, let us tell you that from the year 1947 to 2018, a total of 4502 persons have been honored with the prestigious Padma Awards of the country.

Let's read the complete list of all the winners of Padma Awards 2018:

Winners of Padma Vibhushan Award 2018:

  1. Ilaiya Raja: Music
  2. Ghulam Mustafa Khan : Music
  3. Parameswaran Parameswaran: Literature and Education>\

Winners of Padma Bhushan Award 2018:

  1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Cricket
  2. Pankaj Advani: Billiards
  3. Ved Prakash Nanda: Literature and Education
  4. Laxman Pai: Painting
  5. Arvind Parikh: Music
  6. Sharda Sinha: Music
  7. PM Chrysostom: Spirituality
  8. Alexander Kadakin: Public Affairs
  9. Ramachandran Nagaswamy: Archeology

Winners of Padma Shri Award 2018:

  1. Abhay Bang and Rani Bang: Medicine
  2. Damodar Ganesh Bapat: Social Work
  3. Prafulla Govinda Barua: Literature and Education and Journalism
  4. Mohan Swaroop Bhatia: Art and Folk Music
  5. Sudhanshu Biswas: Social Work
  6. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu: Sports and Weightlifting
  7. Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi: Literature and Education and Journalism
  8. Jose Ma Joy Conception III (Foreigner): Trade and Industry
  9. Langpokallapam Subadani Devi: Art and Weaving
  10. Somdev Devvarman: Sports and Tennis
  11. Yehi Dhoden: Medicine
  12. Arup Kumar Dutta: Literature and Education
  13. Dodre Ranga Gowda: Art and Lyrics
  14. Arvind Gupta: Literature and Education
  15. Digambar Hansda: Literature and Education
  16. Ramli bin Ibrahim: Art and Dance
  17. Anwar Jalalpuri: Literature and Education
  18. Pyong Temjen Jamir: Literature and Education
  19. Sitavva Jodti: Social Work
  20. Malti Joshi: Literature and
  21. Manoj Joshi: Art and Acting
  22. Rameshwaral Kabra: Trade and Industry
  23. Pran Kishor Kaul: Art
  24. Baullap Keokangana: Other and Architecture
  25. Vijay Kilchhu: Art and Music
  26. Tommy Koh (foreigner) : Public Affairs
  27. Lakshmikutty: Medicine and Traditional
  28. Jayashree Goswami Mahanta: Literature and Education
  29. Narayan Das Maharaj: Others and Spirituality
  30. Pravasi Maharana: Art and Sculpture
  31. Hun Too (foreigner) : Public Affairs
  32. Nof Marwai (Foreigner): Others and Yoga
  33. Jhaverilal Mehta: Literature & Education & Journalism
  34. Krishna Bihari Mishra: Literature and Education
  35. Sisir Purushottam Mishra: Art and Cinema
  36. Subhashini Mistry: Social Work
  37. Tomio Mizokami (Foreigner): Literature and Education
  38. Phra Maha Munivong (Foreigner): Others and Spirituality
  39. Keshav Rao Musalgankar: Literature and Education
  40. Thant myint and you (foreigner) : Public Affairs
  41. V Nanammal: Others and Yoga
  42. Sulagati Narsamma: Social Work
  43. Vijayalakshmi Nevanichakrishnan: Art and Folk Music
  44. I Nyaman Nuarta (Foreigner) : Art and Sculpture
  45. Malai Haji Abdullah: Social Work
  46. Gobardhan Panika: Art and Weaving
  47. Bhabani Charan Patnaik: Public Affairs
  48. Murlikant Petkar: Sports and Swimming
  49. Habibullah Rajbov (foreigner): literature and education
  50. M R Rajagopal: Medicine & Pain & Preventive Care
  51. Sampath Ramteke: Social Work
  52. Chandrasekhar Rath: Literature and Education
  53. SS Rathore: Civil Services
  54. Amitava Roy: Science and Engineering
  55. Sanduk Root (foreigner): medicine and ophthalmology
  56. Satinarayan: Art and Music
  57. Pankaj M Shah: Medicine and Oncology
  58. Bhajju Shyam: Art and Painting
  59. Mahavra Raghuveer Singh: Literature and Education
  60. Kidambi Srikanth: Sports and Badminton
  61. Ibrahim Sutar: Art and Music
  62. Siddheshwar Swamiji: Others and Spirituality
  63. Lentina AO Thakkar: Social Work
  64. Vikram Chandra Thakur: Science and Engineering
  65. Rudrapratnam Narayanaswamy Tharanatan: Art and Music
  66. Nguyen Tien Thien (Foreigner): Others and Spirituality
  67. Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi: Literature and Education
  68. Rajagopalan Vasudevan: Science and Engineering
  69. Manas Bihari Verma: Science and
  70. Patavane Gangadhar Vithobaiji: Literature and Education
  71. Romulus Whitaker: Wildlife Conservation
  72. Baba Yogendra: Art
  73. A Zakiya: Literature

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