We have given information about the Padma Awards winners of 2021. These are the people who have contributed a lot to our country, We hope that they will continue to serve the country in a selfless manner. I have tried to give information about everyone in one sentence but even 100 cents is sentence for them.
1. SHINZO ABE
Global Statesman and longest serving Prime Minister of JAPAN – a dear friend of India who made seminal contribution to Indo-JAPAN Ties.
2. S P BALASUBRAMANIAM
Internationally-acclaimed singing Legend – record 40000 in 15 Languages (Posthumous).
3. BELLE MONAPPA HEGDE
Veteran Doctor and Educationist – redefined preventive care and good health.
4. NARINDER SINGH KAPANY
Pioneering Scientist famous of Father of Fibre Optics – Laid the foundation for today’s High Speed Internet technology (Posthumous).
5. MAULANA WAHIDUDDIN KHAN
World-renowned Islamic Scholar& Gandhian Peace Activist – expertise in both classical islamic learning and modern science.
6. B B LAL
Archaeology legend and foremost authority – particularly known fr his work on Archeology of Ramayana Sites.
7. SUDARSHAN SAHOO
Veteran Sculptor of international reckon – torch bearer of rich Odia sculptor tradition, Famous as ‘Shreekhetra Shree‘.
8. KRISHNAN NAIR SHANTAKUMARI CHITRA
6 times National Award winnings carnatic and playback singer from Kerala – recorded over 25000 songs in 20 Languages.
9. TARUN GOGOI
Veteran Politicle Leader from Assam – 3 times Chief Minister (Posthumous).
10. CHANDRASHEKHAR B KAMBAR
Distinguished Kannada Author and Folklorist – celebrated for his rich
11. SUMITRA MAHAJAN
16th Lok Sabha Speaker – India’s First 8 time Woman MP.
12. NRIPENDRA MISRA
Veteran Indian Administrative Service Officer – having served across a
variety of responsibilities over 5 decades.
13. RAM VILAS PASWAN
Veteran Socialist Leader –Founder of Lok Janshakti Party (Posthumous)
14. KESHUBHAI PATEL
Veteran Political Leader from Gujarat – 2 time Chief Minister (Posthumous)
15. KABLE SADIQ
Veteran Islamic scholar and Social Reformer – Educationist who dedicated his life towards education of the marginalized (Posthumous)
16. RAJNIKANT DEVDASS SHROFF
Chairman of one of the world’s largest Agro companies, United
Phosphorous – manufacturing in 15 and exporting to over 130 countries
17. SARDAR TARLOCHAN SINGH
Senior Sikh Leader who has devoted his life to public service for over 6
decades – across Art, Culture, Spirituality and Administration
18. GULFAM AHMED
Sarod & Afghani Rabab player – promoting Indo-Afghan culltural relations.
19. Braj Basi Lal
100-year-old Archaeologist Braj Basi Lal who led an excavation at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in the mid-1970s, conferred with the Padma Vibhushan.On the basis of his excavations. He claimed to have found temple-like pillars which would have formed the foundation of the Babri Masjid.
20. Nanda Prusty
102-year-old Nanda Prusty Ji, who provided free education to children and adults at Jajpur, Odisha for decades, conferred with Padma Shri.
21. Matha B Manjamma Jogati
Transgender folk dancer of Jogamma heritage and the first transwoman President of Karnataka Janapada Academy, Matha B Manjamma Jogati Ji receives the Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
22. Mohammed Sharif
Mohammed Sharif Ji, who has cremated & buried more than 20,000 unclaimed dead bodies in and around Faizabad. He gives last rites to every unclaimed body as per their religion. Happy to see that he has been conferred with Padma Shri award.
23. Sribhashyam Vijayasarathi
Sribhashyam Vijayasarathi Ji from Telangana, a Sanskrit scholar, poet, writer & philosopher, was conferred with the Padma Shri.
24. Tulsi Gowda (72 years)
Tulsi Gowda Ji, an environmentalist from Karnataka who has planted more than 30,000 saplings, was conferred with the Padma Shri award today.
25. Harekala Hajabba (69 years)
Harekala Hajabba Ji, a fruit-vendor from Karnataka’s Mangaluru, who built a school in his village from his earnings, was conferred with the Padma Shri award today.