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PADMA AWARDS 2017!!! List of PADMA VIBHUSHAN Awardees 2017

PADMA VIBHUSHAN is the second highest civilian award of India. The winners names have published yesterday. Here is the complete list of recipients.

Source: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=157675

1

K J Yesudas

K J Yesudas

Field : Music
State : Kerala

K J Yesudas is an Indian Carnatic musician and film playback singer. Yesudas sings Indian classical, devotional and cinematic songs. He has recorded more than 50,000 songs in a number of Indian languages as well as Malay, Russian, Arabic, Latin and English during a career spanning more than five decades

2

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Field : Others-Spiritualism
State : Tamil Nadu

Jaggi Vasudev, commonly known as Sadhguru, is an Indian Yogi and Guru, mystic, and New York Times bestselling author who has touched scores of lives through his Spiritual Yoga Programs. He founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization which offers yoga programs around the world, including India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Singapore, Canada, Malaysia, Uganda, China, Nepal, and Australia.

3

Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar

Field : Public Affairs
State : Maharashtra

Sharad Govindrao Pawar is an Indian politician who serves as the president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he founded in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on three separate occasions and held the posts of Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture in the Government of India. Pawar hails from the town of Baramati in the Pune district of Maharashtra. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha where he leads the NCP delegation. He holds a position of prominence in national politics as well as the regional politics of Maharashtra.

4

Murli Manohar Joshi

Murli Manohar Joshi

Field : Public Affairs
State : Uttar Pradesh

Murli Manohar Joshi is an Indian politician, a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of which he was the President between 1991 and 1993, and the current Member of Parliament for Kanpur. He later became the Union Human Resources Development minister in the National Democratic Alliance government. He is best known for his views on Hindu socio-politics and for his affiliation with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), of which he had been a pracharak.

5

Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao

Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao

Field : Science & Engineering
State : Karnataka

Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao is a space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Presently he is the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabad and Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium at Bengaluru and chancellor of Indian Institute for Space Science and Technology (IIST) at Thiruvananthapuram.

6

Sunder Lal Patwa

Sunder Lal Patwa

Posthumous

Field : Public Affairs
State : Madhya Pradesh

Sunder Lal Patwa was an Indian statesman, who served as the Chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and a cabinet minister in the Government of India. He was born in the village of Kukreshawar located between Manasa and Rampura in the Nimach District of Madhya Pradesh.

7

P. A. Sangma

P. A. Sangma

Posthumous

Field : Public Affairs
State : Meghalaya

P. A. Sangma was an Indian politician who served as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998 and Chief Minister of Meghalaya from 1988 to 1990.