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Padma Awards 2021 - Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Shri

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: January 27, 2021 03:12 pm IST

On the eve of 72nd Republic Day, the government of India announced the names of 119 nominees who will be awarded the Padma Award this year. Among the various names, some of the awardees include SP Balasubramaniam, Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde, Shri B. B. Lal.

Padma Awards 2020

On the eve of 72nd Republic Day, the government of India announced the names of 119 nominees who will be awarded the Padma Award this year. Among the various names, some of the awardees include SP Balasubramaniam, Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde, Shri B. B. Lal. This article covers the full list of all the nominees who will be conferred with the Padma Awards for 2020.

Padma Awards 2021

The Padma Awards stands as one of the highest renowned civil awards. Every year on Republic day, some of the people who excel in the different area of disciplines are awarded the Padma Awards. The award is conferred in three different categories including the Padma Vibushan, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri awards. All of the awards included in the Padma awards is awarded to the people who excel in different areas or disciples including art, public affairs, science & Engineering, Social Work, literature, medicine, trade & industry, education & sports, civil services and others.

Among the awards, the Padma Vibhushan award is presented to the people who have served an excellent and distinguished service, the Padma Bhushan is awarded for the distinguished service of any high order, and the Padma Shri award is given for the exceptional service in any field of activity.

Every year around the month of March-April, the President of India award the nominees at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Padma Vibhushan 2021

Here is the list of awardees who have been conferred Padma Vibhushan for the year 2021 -

Name of the AwardeeFieldState/ Country
Shri Shinzo AbePublic AffairsJapan
Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)ArtTamil Nadu
Dr. Belle Monappa HegdeMedicineKarnataka
Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)Science and EngineeringUnited States of Americ
Maulana Wahiduddin KhanOthers- SpiritualismDelhi
Shri B. B. LalOthers- ArchaeologyDelhi
Shri Sudarshan SahooArtOdisha

Padma Bhushan 2021

Here is the list of awardees who have been conferred the Padma Bhushan for the year 2021 -

Name of the AwardeeFieldState
Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari ChithraArtKerala
Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)Public AffairsAssam
Shri Chandrashekhar KambaraLiterature and EducationKarnataka
Ms. Sumitra MahajanPublic AffairsMadhya Pradesh
Shri Nripendra MisraCivil ServiceUttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar
Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)Public AffairsGujarat
Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)Others-SpiritualismUttar Pradesh
Shri Rajnikant Devidas ShroffTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Shri Tarlochan SinghPublic AffairsHaryana

Padma Shri 2021

A total number of 102 eminent personalities in diverse fields selected for Padma Shri Award 2021. You can click on the link below to check the complete list -

List of Padma Shri Awardees 2021

Nominees List for the Padma Awards 2020

For the year 2020, the president of India has approved a total of 141 awards confer which also include 4 of the duo cases. The duo case in terms of the Padma Award refers to the case where two awards are considered as one.

Among the total list of awards, 7 awards are for the Padma Vibhushan Awards, 16 awards are for the Padma Bhushan awards, and the remaining 118 awards are for the Padma Shri awards. Among the list of nominees, 34 of them are women, over 18 of the nominees belong to the foreigners/NRI/OCI/POI, along with 12 posthumous awardees.

Also Read:Two Faculty Member and One Professor from IIT Madras awarded the Padma Awards

The list of nominees also includes the name of the Langar Baba, Jagdish Ahuja, who has been awarded for organising langars to provide free food to over 500 poor patients for over 2 decades. Apart from food, the langar baba also helps the poor patients with other free financial facilities including blankets and clothes. Jagdish Ahuja sold all of his properties worth crores to help poor, despite suffering from the stomach cancer himself.

Apart from this, the list also consists of Javed Ahmed Tak as one of the nominees. Javed has been working for 2 decades for the specially-abled children to help them make their lives streamlined. Javed is himself confined to a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury caused by a bullet which hit him during a militant attack in the year 1997.

Below given are some of the names who have been conferred with the Padma Awards this year. The link below consists of the full pdf list of the nominees for the Padma Awards 2020.

Apart from this, the other unsung heroes of India who will be awarded the Padma Awards this year include Tulasi Gowda AKA Encyclopedia of Forest and Mohammad Sharif, AKA Chacha Sharif. Mohammad Sharif has been performing the last rites for over thousands of unclaimed body in and around Faizabad. He is known to perform the rites of the body according to the religious preference of the deceived. On the other hand, Tulasi Gowda is known to possess a wide knowledge of plants and herbs, without any formal education. She is 72 years of age and has planted thousands of trees since past 60 years.

Below section enlist the list of the awardees for different categories of the Padma Awards.

Padma Vibhushan Awardees 2019

The awardees for the Padma Vibhushan Award is given in the table below:

Name of the Awardees

Locality

Area of Field/Disciplines

Arun Jaitley (Posthumus)

Delhi

Public Affairs

Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Mauritius

Public Affairs

George Fernandes (Posthumous)

Bihar

Public Affairs

Chhannulal Mishra

Uttar Pradesh

Art

M. C. Mary Kom

Manipur

Sports

Sushma Swaraj (Posthumous)

Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri

Delhi

Public Affairs

Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous)

Karnataka

Spiritualism (Others)

Also Read:Check here the awardees for the Padma Awards 2018 in education & Literature.

Padma Bhushan Awardees 2019

The awardees for the Padma Vibhushan Award is given in the table below:

Name of the Awardees

Locality

Area of Field/Disciplines

Syed Muazzem Ali

(Posthumous)

Bangladesh

Public Affairs

M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M)

Kerala

Spiritualism (Others)

Ajoy Chakravorty

West Bengal

Art

Muzaffar Hussain Baig

Jammu & Kashmir

Public Affairs

Balkrishna Doshi

Gujarat

Architecture (Others)

Manoj Das

Puducherry

Literature & Education

S. C. Jamir

Nagaland

Public Affairs

Krishnammal Jagannathan

Tamil Nadu

Social Work

Anil Prakash Joshi

Uttarakhand

Social Work

Anand Mahindra

Maharashtra

Trade & Industry

Dr Tsering Landol

Ladakh

Medicine

Manohar Gopalkrishna

Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)

Goa

Public Affairs

Venu Srinivasan

Tamil Nadu

Trade & Industry

Prof. Jagdish Sheth

USA

Literature & Education

P.V Sandhu

Telangana

Sports

Neelakanta Ramakrishna

Madhava Menon (Posthumous)

Kerala

Public Affairs

Padma Shree Awardees 2019

The awardees for the Padma Vibhushan Award is given in the table below:

Name of the Awardees

Locality

Area of Field/Disciplines

Guru Shashadhar Acharya

Jharkhand

Art

Jai Prakash Agarwal

Delhi

Trade & Industry

Dr Yogi Aeron

Uttarakhand

Medicine

Jagdish Lal Ahuja

Punjab

Social Work

Ms Gloria Arieira

Brazil

Literature & Education

Kazi Masum Akhtar

West Bengal

Literature & Education

Dr Padmavathy Bandopadhyay

Uttar Pradesh

Medicine

Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan

Maharashtra

Sports

Dr Digambar Behera

Chandigarh

Medicine

Dr Sushovan Banerjee

West Bengal

Medicine

Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji

Maharashtra

Social Work

Sanjeev Bikhchandani

Uttar Pradesh

Trade & Industry

Himmata Ram Bhambhu

Rajasthan

Social Work

Bob Blackman

United Kingdom

Social Affairs

Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia

Gujarat

Trade & Industry

Madan Singh Chauhan

Chhattisgarh

Art

Lil Bahadur Chettri

Assam

Literature & Education

Usha Chaumar

Rajasthan

Social Work

Dr Vajira Chitrasena

Sri Lanka

Art

Utsav Charan Das

Odisha

Art

H. M. Desai

Gujarat

Literature & Education

Oinam Bembem Devi

Manipur

Sports

M. P. Ganesh

Karnataka

Sports

Chewang Motup Goba

Ladakh

Trade & Industry

Barry Gardiner

United Kingdom

Public Affairs

Full List of The Padma Awardees: Click here

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