Just a day before Republic day, Indian Government has released list of Padma awards winners. This year total 81 Padma awards were offered. These includes 13 Padma Vibhushan, 31 Padma Bhushan and 84 Padmashree awards.
Padma Vibhushan is second highest civilian award in India, consists of a medal and a citation and is awarded by the President of India.
Here is the list of 13 Padma Vibhushan Awards for this year. Numbered potos below are as per this order.
|1.Artist Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan||Art|
|2. First woman photographer, Mrs. Homai Vyarawalla||Art – Photography|
|3.Telagu Actor A Nageswara Rao||Art- Cinema|
|4.Shri Parasaran Kesava Iyengar||Public Affairs|
|5. Governor of Haryana A R Kidwai||Public Affairs|
|6.Economist Vijay Kelkar||Public Affairs|
|7.Economist, Policy MakerMontek Singh Ahluwalia||Public Affairs|
|8.Palle Rama Rao||Science and Engineering|
|9. Wipro’s Azim Premji||Trade and Industry|
|10.First National Security Adviser Brajesh Mishra||Civil Services|
|11.Malayalam poet Prof. O N Velu Kurup||Literature and Education|
|12.Poet, Bureaucrat Sitakant Mahapatra||Literature and Education|
|13.Gandhian Activist, Freedom Fighter L. C. Jain||Public Affairs|