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Padma Awards 2020: Here is the full list of 141 recipients this year

The President of India approved 141 names for this year’s Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country. The awards conferred in three categories – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz. art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. This year seven prominent personalities have been chosen for Padma Vibhushan, 16 personalities for Padma Bhushan and 118 people for Padma Shri awards.

Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, second only to the Bharat Ratna, is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. This year former union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes have been awarded the Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Olympian boxer Mary Kom, former Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth have also been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan.

Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award, is given for “distinguished service of a high order…without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex.” This year’s recipeints include – Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar, industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Shrinivasan, Olympian badminton player P V Sindhu, former Nagaland chief minister S C Jamir and Jammu and Kashmir politician Muzaffar Hussain Baig.

The Padma Shri awarded for distinguished service in any field has been awarded to 117 people this year. Activist Abdul Jaffar who fought for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, was conferred the Padma Shri posthumously. Jagdish Lal Ahuja, who serves free food to patients and attendants outside PGI hospital in Chandigarh; Mohammed Sharif from Faizabad, who has performed last rites of over 25,000 unidentified bodies and veterinarian from Assam Kushal Konwar Sarma who is known for treating elephants have been given the Padma Shri this year.

Bollywood personalities Kangna Ranaut, Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor have also been conferred the the Padma Shri for their contribution to the field of art.

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

Here is the full list of this year’s Padma Awards:

Padma Vibhushan

  • George Fernandes (Posthumous)
  • Arjun Jailtley (Posthumous)
  • Sushma Swaraj (Posthumous)
  • Sir Anerood Jugnauth
  • M.C Mary Kom
  • Chhannulal Mishra
  • Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udipi

Padma Bhushan

  • M. Mumtaz Ali
  • Syed Muazzem Ali
  • Muzaffar Hussain Baig
  • Ajoy Chakravorty
  • Manoj Das
  • Balkrishna Doshi
  • Krishnammal Jagannathan
  • S.C Jamir
  • Anil Prakash Joshi
  • Dr. Tsering Landol
  • Neelakanta Ramakrishna Madhava Menon (Posthumous)
  • Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar
  • Prof. Jagdish Sheth
  • P V Sidhu
  • Venu Srinivasan

Padma Shri

  • Guru Shashdhar Acharya
  • Dr. Yogi Aeron
  • Jai Prakash Agarwal
  • Jagdish Lal Ahuja
  • Kazi Masum Akhtar
  • Ms. Gloria Arieira
  • Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan
  • Dr. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
  • Dr. Sushovan Banerjee
  • Dr. Digambar Behera
  • Dr. Dayamanti Beshra
  • Pawar Papatrao Bhaguji
  • Himmata Ram Bhambhu
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani
  • Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia
  • Bob Blackman
  • Indira P.P Bora
  • Madan Singh Chauhan
  • Usha Chaumar
  • Lil Bahadur Chettri
  • Lalitha & Ms. Saroja Chidambaram (Duo)
  • Dr. Vajira Chitrasena
  • Dr. Puroshattam Dadheech
  • Utsav Charan Das
  • Prof. Indra Dassanayake
  • H.M Desai
  • Manohar Devadoss
  • Oinam Bembem Devi
  • Lia Diskin
  • M.P Ganesh
  • Dr. Bangalore Gangadhar
  • Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar
  • Barry Gardiner
  • Chewang Motup Goba
  • Bharat Goenka
  • Yadla Gopalarao
  • Mitrabhanu Gountia
  • Tulsi Gowda
  • Sujoy K Guha
  • Harekala Hajabba
  • Enamul Haque
  • Mandhu Mansuri Hasmukh
  • Abdul Jabbar
  • Bimal Kumar Jaim
  • Meenakshi Jain
  • Nemrath Jain
  • Shanti Jain
  • Sudhir Jain
  • Benichandra Jamatia
  • K.V Sampath Kumar & Ms. Vidushi Jayalaxmi K.S (Duo)
  • Karan Johar
  • Dr. Leela Joshi
  • Sarita Joshi
  • C Kamlova
  • Dr. Ravi Kannan R.
  • Ekta Kapoor
  • Yazdi Naoshirwan Karanjia
  • Narayan J. Josji Karayal
  • Dr. Narindar Nath Khanna
  • Naveen Khanna
  • S.P Kothari
  • V.K Munuswamy Krishnapakthar
  • M.K Kunjol
  • Manmohan Mahapatra
  • Ustad Anwar Khan Mangniyar
  • Kattungal Subramaniam Manilal
  • Munna Master
  • Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra
  • Binapani Mohanty
  • Dr. Arundoy Mondal
  • Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee
  • Sathyanarayan Mundayoor
  • Manilal Nag
  • N. Chandrasekharan Nair
  • Dr. Tetsu Nakamura(Posthumous)
  • Shiv Datt Nirmohi
  • Pu Lalbiakthanga Pachuau
  • Moozhikkal Pankajakshi
  • Dr. Prasant Kumar Pattanaik
  • Jogendra Nath Phukan
  • Rahibai Soma Popere
  • Yogesh Praveen
  • Jitu Rai
  • Tarundeep Rai
  • S. Ramakrishnan
  • Rani Rampal
  • Kangana Ranaut
  • Dalavai Chalapathi Rao
  • Shahbuddin Rathod
  • Kalyan Singh Rawat
  • Chintala Venkat Reddy
  • Dr. Shanti Roy
  • Dr. Radhammohan and Ms. Sabarmatee (Duo)
  • Batakrushna Sahoo
  • Trinity Saioo
  • Adnan Sami
  • Vijay Sankeshwar
  • Dr. Kushal Konwar Sharma
  • Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri
  • Mohammed Sharif
  • Shyam Sunder Sarma
  • Dr. Gurdip Singh
  • Ramjee Singh
  • Vashishtha Narayan Singh(Posthumous)
  • Daya Prakash Sinha
  • Dr. Sandra Desa Souza
  • Vijayasarathi Sribhashyam
  • Kalee Shabi Mahaboob & Sheikh Mahaboob Subani (Duo)
  • Javed Ahmad Tak
  • Pradeeo Thalappil
  • Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi
  • Robert Thurman
  • Angus Indra Udayana
  • Harish Chandra Verma
  • Sundaram Verma
  • Dr. Romesh Tekchand Wadwani
  • Suresh Wadekar
  • Prem Watse



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