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List of Padma Bhushan Awardees 2017

Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian honour of Republic of India. The awardees have announced yesterday. This is the complete list of them.

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

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Cho Ramaswamy

Cho Ramaswamy

Posthumous

Field : Literature & Education –Journalism
State : Tamil Nadu

Cho Ramaswamy was an Indian actor, comedian, character actor, editor, political satirist, playwright and dialogue writer, film director and lawyer in Tamil Nadu.

2

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Field : Art-Music
State : Rajasthan

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is Grammy-winning Hindustani classical music instrumentalist who plays the Mohan Veena (slide guitar)

3

Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi

Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi

Field : Literature & Education
State : Uttar Pradesh


Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi
is an Indian writer and teacher, known for his scholarship in Sanskrit literature. The Government of India honored Sharma in 2011, with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri.

4

Tehemton Udwadia

Tehemton Udwadia

Field : Medicine
State : Maharashtra

Tehemton Erach Udwadia is a Parsi Indian surgeon and gastroenterologist, considered by many as the father of laparoscopic surgery in India. He is a general surgeon at two Mumbai hospitals, Breach Candy Hospital and Hinduja Hospital and is the founder president of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons.

5

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati

Field : Others-Yoga
State : Bihar

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati is the successor of Satyananda Saraswati, founder of Satyananda Yoga, who passed on the worldwide coordination of Satyananda Yoga to Niranjanananda in 1988.

6

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Foreigner

Field : Literature & Education
State : Thailand


H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
born Princess Sirindhorn Debaratanasuda Kitivadhanadulsobhak on 2 April 1955 is the second daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

7

Ratna Sundar Maharaj

Ratna Sundar Maharaj

Field : Others-Spiritualism
State : Gujarat