Padma Awards 2024: Check full list of 34 winners of India’s second highest civilian honor

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Padma Awards 2024: Check full list of 34 winners of India’s second highest civilian honor – Gudstory

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The central government on Thursday released the list of winners of the Padma Award 2024, the country’s second highest civilian honour. The prestigious awards presented by the Government of India recognize exceptional contributions in various fields.

These awards are given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of a high order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service). The award seeks to recognize achievements in all areas of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved. These awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted every year by the Prime Minister.

This year the government decided to honor 34 eminent persons for their extraordinary contributions in various fields.

Here is the full list of winners they have been awarded for:

1. Parbati Barua (67): Padmashree. Social work (animal welfare)

2. Chami Murmu (52): Padmashree. Social Work (Environment – Afforestation)

3. Jageshwar Yadav (67): Padma Shri. Social Work (Tribal – PVTG)

4. Sangathankima (63): Padma Shri. Social Work (Children)

5. Gurvinder Singh (53): Padma Shri. Social Work (Divyang)

6. Dukhu Majhi (78): Padmashree Social Work (Environment – Afforestation)

7. K Chellammal (69): Padmashree. Other (Agri-Organic)

8. Satyanarayana Belleri (50): Padma Shri Others (Agriculture – Cereals – Rice)

9. Hemchand Manjhi (70): Padmashree. Medicine (AYUSH – Traditional Medicine)

10. Yanung Jamoh Lego (58): Padma Shri | Others (Agriculture – Medicinal – Plants)

11. Somanna (66): Padma Shri. Social Work (Tribal – PVTG)

12. Sarbeshwar Basumatary (61): Padma Shri. Other (Agriculture)

13. Prema Dhanraj (72): Padma Shri Medicine (Indigenous – Burns)

14. Uday Vishwanath Deshpande (70): Padma Shri. Sports (Coach- Mallakhamb)

15. Yazdi Maneksha Italia (72): Padma Shri Medicine (Indigenous – Sickle Cell)

16. Shanti Devi Paswan and Shivan Paswan (Pair): Padma Shri Kala (Painting-Folk-Madhubani)

17. Ratan Kahar (88): Padma Shri Kala (Vocal – Lok – Bhadu)

18. Ashok Kumar Biswas (67): Padma Shri. Art (Painting – Folk-Tikuli)

19. Kallu Kathakali Guru (79): Padma Shri Kala (Dance – Classical – Kathakali)

20. Uma Maheshwari D (63): Padma Shri | Art (Storytelling – Harikatha)

21. Gopinath Swain (105): Padma Shri. Art (Vocal – Bhajan – Oriya)

22. Smriti Rekha Chakma (63): Padma Shri | Art (Textile – Weaving – Loin loom)

23. Jankilal (81): Padma Shri. Art (Theatre – Folk – Rajasthani)

24. Narayanan EP (67): Padma Shri Kala | (Dance – Folk – Theyyam)

25. Bhagabat Padhan (85): Padma Shri Art (Dance – Folk – Sabda Nrutya)

26. Sanatan Rudra Pal (68): Padmashree. art (sculpture)

27. Badrappan M (87): Padma Shri. Art (Dance – Folk – Kummi)

28: Jordan Lepcha (50): Padma Shri | Art (Craft-Bamboo)

29. Machihan Sasa (73): Padma Shri. Arts (Crafts – Pottery – Black)

30. Nepal Chandra Sutradhar (82): Padmashree Kala (Craft – Mask Making Chau)

31. Omprakash Sharma (85): Padma Shri Art (Theatre – Folk – Mach)

32. Dasari Kondappa (63): Padma Shri. Art (Music – Instrument – String Burra Veena)

32. Dasari Kondappa (63): Padma Shri. Art (Music – Instrument – String Burra Veena)

33. Babu Ram Yadav (74): Padma Shri. Arts (Crafts – Brass)

34. Gaddam Sammaiya (67): Padma Shri Kala (Dance – Yakshagana)

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Published: 25 January 2024, 11:21 PM IST


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