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Ruskin Bond, Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan honoured with Padma awards

PTI  New Delhi, January 25, 2014
First Published: 21:27 IST(25/1/2014) | Last Updated: 11:55 IST(26/1/2014)

Former Council for Scientific and Industrial Research chief Dr RA Mashelkar and yoga guru BKS Iyengar would receive the country’s second highest civilian award Padma Vibushan this year.

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Noted film actor Kamal Haasan, Tamil lyricist VR Thevar, tennis player Leander Paes, classical singer Parveen Sultana, justice Dalvir Bhandari and author Ruskin Bond were chosen for Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award. They are among the 25 people awarded this year's Padma Bushan.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among the seven sportspersons selected for this year's Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian award. Cine stars Paresh Rawal and Vidya Balan, sand artists Sudarsan Pattnaik and theatre artist Bansi Kaul are among the 101 selected for this year's Padma Shri.

Squash player Dipika Pallikal, former Indian women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra, Sunil Dabas (Kabaddi), Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu (Mountaineering), H Boniface Prabhu (Wheel Chair Tennis) and Mamta Sodha (Mountaineering) were the other sports persons selected for Padma Shri awards.

Padma Vibhushan is awarded to recognise exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government service. Padma Bhushan is given for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. These awards are conferred by the President at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Forty-year-old Leander Paes, who had earlier being conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards, is the most successful tennis player of the country with 14 Grand Slam title -- eight men's doubles and six mixed doubles.

Paes, hero of India's numerous Davis Cup wins, also won India's first Olympic medal in singles at the Atlanta Games in 1996, when he won a bronze.

Gopichand, one of the finest badminton players to have emerged from the country, is the second renowned sports personality to have been conferred with the Padma Bhushan honour this year.

He was conferred the Arjuna Award in 1999, Khel Ratna in 2001, Padma Shri in 2005 and Dronacharya in 2009 in a glittering career both as a player and a coach.

Padma Awardees List

Following is the list of the 127awardees of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri which were announced on the eve of the 65th Republic day.
 
Padma Vibhushan
1.  Dr Raghunath A Mashelkar, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
2.  B K S Iyengar, Yoga, Maharashtra

Padma Bhushan
 1.  Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Art-Painting, Gujarat
 2.  Begum Parveen Sultana, Art-Classical Singing,Maharashtra
 3.  T H Vinayakram, Art-Ghatam Artist, Tamil Nadu
 4.  Kamal Haasan, Art-Cinema, Tamil Nadu
 5.  Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Public Affairs, Delhi
 6.  Prof Padmanabhan Balaram, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
 7.  Prof Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Science and Engineering,Maharashtra
 8.  Dr Madappa Mahadevappa, Science and Engineering,Karnataka
 9.  Dr Thirumalachari Ramasami, Science and Engineering, Delhi
10.  Dr Vinod Prakash Sharma, Science and Engineering, Delhi
11.  Dr Radhakrishnan Koppillil, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
12.  Dr Mrityunjay Athreya, Literature and Education, Delhi
13.  Anita Desai, Literature and Education, Delhi
14.  Dr Dhirubhai Thaker, Literature and Education, Gujarat
15.  Vairamuthu Ramasamy Thevar, Literature and Education, Tamil Nadu.
16.  Ruskin Bond, Literature and Education, Uttarakhand
17.  Pullela Gopichand, Sports-Badminton, Andhra Pradesh
18.  Leander Paes, Sports-Tennis, Maharashtra
19.  Vijayendra Nath Kaul, Civil Service, Delhi
20.  Late Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, Public Affairs, Uttar Pradesh
21.  Late Dr Anumolu Ramakrishna, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
22.  Prof Anisuzzaman, Literature and Education, Bangladesh
23.  Prof Lloyd I Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA
24.  Prof Susanne H Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA
25.  Dr (Smt) Neelam Kler, Medicine- Neonatology, Delhi

Padma Shri
  1.  Mohammad Ali Baig, Art-Theatre, Andhra Pradesh
  2.  Nayana Apte Joshi, Art, Maharashtra
  3.  Musafir Ram Bhardwaj, Art-Instrumental Music- Pauna
  4.  Manjha, Himachal Pradesh
  5.  Sabitri Chatterjee, Art-Film, West Bengal
  6.  Prof Biman Bihari Das, Art-Sculptor, Delhi
  7.  Sunil Das, Art-Painting, West Bengal
  8.  Elam Endira Devi, Art-Manipuri Dance, Manipur
  9.  Vijay Ghate, Art-Instrumental Music- Tabla, Maharashtra
 10.  Rani Karnaa, Art-Kathak, West Bengal
 11.  Bansi Kaul, Art-Theatre, Jammu and Kashmir
 12.  Ustad Moinuddin Khan, Art-Instrumental Music-Sarangi Player, Rajasthan
 13.  Geeta Mahalik, Art-Odishi Dance, Delhi
 14.  Paresh Maity, Art-Painting, Delhi
 15.  Ram Mohan, Art-Film Animation, Maharashtra
 16.  Sudarsan Pattnaik, Art-Sand artist, Odisha
 17.  Paresh Rawal, Art-Cinema and Theatre, Maharashtra
 18.  Wendell Augustine Rodricks, Art-Fashion Designing, Goa
 19.  Prof Kalamandalam Sathyabhama, Art-Mohini Attam, Kerala
 20.  Shri Anuj (Ramanuj) Sharma, Art-Performing Art, Chhattisgarh
 21.  Santosh Sivan, Art- Film, Tamil Nadu
 22.  Supriya Dev, Art-Bengali Cinema, West Bengal
 23.  Sooni Taraporevala, Art- Script Writing, Maharashtra
 24.  Vidya Balan, Art-Cinema, Maharashtra
 25.  Durga Jain, Social Work, Maharashtra
 26.  Dr Rama Rao Anumolu, Social Work, Andhra Pradesh
 27.  Dr Brahm Dutt, Social Work, Haryana
 28.  Mukul Chandra Goswami, Social Work, Assam
 29.  J L Kaul, Social Work, Delhi
 30.  Mathurbhai Madhabhai Savani, Social Work, Gujarat
 31.  Tashi Tondup, Public Affairs, Jammu and Kashmir
 32.  Dr Hasmukh Chamanlal Shah, Public Affairs, Gujarat
 33.  Sekhar Basu, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
 34.  Madhavan Chandradathan, Science and Engineering, Kerala.
 35.  Sushanta Kumar Dattagupta, Science and Engineering, WestBengal
 36.  Dr Ravi Bhushan Grover, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
 37.  Prof Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis, Science and Engineering, Karnataka
 38.  Ramkrishna V HosuR, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra
 39.  Dr Ajay Kumar Parida, Science and Engineering, Tamil Nadu
 40.  Dr Malapaka Yajneswara Satyanarayana Prasad, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
 41.  Kiran Kumar Alur Seelin, Science and Engineering, Gujarat
 42.  Dr Brahma Singh, Science and Engineering, Delhi
 43.  Prof Vinod Kumar Singh, Science and Engineering, Madhya Pradesh
 44.  Dr Govindan Sundararajan, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
 45.  Ramaswamy R Iyer, Science and Engineering, Delhi
 46.  Dr Jayanta Kumar Ghosh, Science and Engineering, West Bengal
 47.  Ravi Kumar NarrA, Trade and Industry, Andhra Pradesh
 48.  Rajesh Saraiya, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra
 49.  Mallika Srinivasan, Trade and Industry, Tamil Nadu
 50.  Pratap Govindrao Pawar, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra
 51.  Dr Kiritkumar Mansukhlal Acharya, Medicine- Dermatology, Gujarat
 52.  Dr Balram Bhargava, Medicine- Cardiology, Uttar Pradesh
 53.  Prof (Dr) Indra Chakravarty, Medicine- Health and Hygiene, West Bengal
 54.  Dr Ramakant Krishnaji Deshpande, Medicine- Oncology, Maharashtra
 55.  Prof (Dr) Pawan Raj Goyal, Medicine- Chest Disease, Haryana
 56.  Prof Amod Gupta, Medicine- Opthalmology, Haryana
 57.  Prof (Dr) Daya Kishore Hazra, Medicine, Uttar Pradesh
 58.  Prof (Dr) Thenumgal Poulose Jacob, Medicine- Vascular Surgery, Tamil Nadu
 59.  Prof (Dr) Shashank R Joshi, Medicine- Endocrinology, Maharashtra
 60.  Prof Hakim Syed Khaleefathullah, Medicine- Unani Medicine, Tamil Nadu
 61.  Dr Milind Vasant Kirtane, Medicine- ENT Surgery, Maharashtra
 62.  Dr Lalit Kumar, Medicine- Oncology, Delhi
 63.  Dr Mohan Mishra, Medicine, Bihar
 64.  Dr M Subhadra Nair, Medicine- Gyneacology, Kerala
 65.  Dr Ashok Panagariya, Medicine- Neurology, Rajasthan
 66.  Dr Narendra Kumar Pandey, Medicine- Surgery, Haryana
 67.  Dr Sunil Pradhan, Medicine- Neurology, Uttar Pradesh
 68.  Dr Ashok Rajgopal, Medicine- Orthopaedics, Delhi
 69.  Dr Kamini A Rao, Medicine- Reproductive Medicine, Karnataka
 70.  Dr Sarbeswar Sahariah, Medicine- Surgery, Andhra Pradesh
 71.  Prof Om Prakash Upadhyaya, Medicine, Punjab
 72.  Prof (Dr) Mahesh Verma, Medicine- Dental Science, Delhi
 73.  Dr J S Titiyal, Medicine-Opthalmology, Delhi
 74.  Dr Nitish Naik, Medicine- Cardiology, Delhi
 75.  Dr Surbrat Kumar Acharya, Medicine-Gastroentrology, Delhi
 76.  Dr Rajesh Kumar Grover, Medicine-Oncology, Delhi
 77.  Dr Naheed Abidi, Literature and Education, Uttar Pradesh
 78.  Prof Ashok Chakradhar, Literature and Education, Delhi
 79.  Chhakchhuak Chhuanvawra, Literature and Education, Mizoram
 80.  Keki N Daruwalla, Literature and Education, Delhi
 81.  Prof Ganesh Narayandas Devi, Literature and Education, Gujarat
 82.  Prof Kolakaluri Enoch, Literature and Education, Andhra Pradesh
 83.  Prof (Dr) Ved Kumari Ghai, Literature and Education, Jammu and Kashmir
 84.  Smt Manorama Jafa, Literature and Education, Delhi
 85.  Prof Rehana Khatoon, Literature and Education, Delhi
 86.  Dr Waikhom Gojen Meeitei, Literature and Education, Manipur
 87.  Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri, Literature and Education, Kerala
 88.  Prof Dinesh Singh, Literature and Education, Delhi
 89.  Dr (Mrs) P Kilemsungla, Literature and Education, Nagaland
 90.  Anjum Chopra, Sports- Cricket, Delhi
 91.  Sunil Dabas, Sports- Kabbadi, Haryana
 92.  Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu, Sports- Mountaineering, Delhi
 93.  Dipika Rebecca Pallikal, Sports- Squash, Tamil Nadu
 94.  H Boniface Prabhu, Sports- Wheelchair Tennis, Karnataka
 95.  Yuvraj Singh, Sports- Cricket, Haryana
 96.  Mamta Sodha Sports- Mountaineering, Haryana
 97.  Parveen Talha, Civil Service, Uttar Pradesh
 98.  Late Dr Narendra Achyut Dabholkar, Social Work Maharashtra
 99.  Ashok Kumar Mago, Trade and Industry, USA
100.  Siddharth Mukherjee, Medicine-Oncology, USA
101.  Dr Vamsi Mootha, Medicine- Biomedical Research, USA
102.  Dr Sengaku Mayeda, Literature and Education, Japan.

 


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