Padma Awards 2020: Complete List Of Awardees

Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards, announced every year on the eve of Republic day. As per the tradition, the awards were announced this year too, on 71st Republic Day, including the list of 141 Padma Awards to recognize the services in various disciplines or fields viz.- art, social work, public affairs, trade and industry, science and engineering, medicine, sports, literature and education, civil service, etc across the country. The awards are conferred in 3 categories as mentioned below:

  1. ‘Padma Vibhushan’- awarded for exceptional and distinguished service,
  2. ‘Padma Bhushan’ – awarded for the distinguished service of a high order,
  3. ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any other fields.

These awards are presented by the President of India at ceremonial functions, held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.

In this article, we are providing you with the list of 141 Padma Awards, approved by the President on the occasion of 71st Republic Day. The list includes 7 Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri awardees. 33 of the total awardees are women and the list also comprises 18 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 12 Posthumous awardees.

List of ‘Padma Vibhushan’ Awards (7 Awardees)

S.No Name Field State/Country
1 Shri George Fernandes
Public Affairs Bihar
2 Shri Arun Jaitley
Public Affairs Delhi
3 Sir Anerood Jugnauth GCSK Public Affairs Mauritius
4 Smt. M. C. Mary Kom Sports Manipur
5 Shri Chhannulal Mishra Art Uttar Pradesh
6 Smt. Sushma Swaraj
Public Affairs Delhi
7 Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri
Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha
Udupi (Posthumous)
Others-Spiritualism Karnataka

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List of ‘Padma Bhushan’ Awards (16 Awardees)

S.No Name Field State/Country
1 Shri M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M) Others-Spiritualism Kerala
2 Shri Syed Muazzem Ali
Public Affairs Bangladesh
3 Shri Muzaffar Hussain Baig Public Affairs Jammu and Kashmir
4 Shri Ajoy Chakravorty Art West Bengal
5 Shri Manoj Das Literature and Education Puducherry
6 Shri Balkrishna Doshi Others-Architecture Gujarat
7 Ms Krishnammal Jagannathan Social Work Tamil Nadu
8 Shri S. C. Jamir Public Affairs Nagaland
9 Shri Anil Prakash Joshi Social Work Uttarakhand
10 Dr Tsering Landol Medicine Ladakh
11 Shri Anand Mahindra Trade and Industry Maharashtra
12 Shri Neelakanta Ramakrishna
Madhava Menon (Posthumous)
Public Affairs Kerala
13 Shri Manohar Gopalkrishna
Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)
Public Affairs Goa
14 Prof. Jagdish Sheth Literature and Education USA
15 Ms P. V. Sindhu Sports Telangana
16 Shri Venu Srinivasan Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu


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List of ‘Padma Shri’ Awards (118 Awardees)

The list of Padma Shri awardees includes famous celebrities such as Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Adnan Sami, Ekta Kapoor etc, Sportspersons namely Shri Jitu Rai, Shri Tarundeep Rai, Ms Rani Rampal, etc. and various other prominent personalities from respective fields. Check out the complete list of Padma Shri awards by downloading the official PDF:

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