Padma Awards 2020 in News: The authorities of India has introduced the names of Padma Award winners on January 26, 2020. Former Union Ministers – Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, and George Fernandes, in addition to well-known Olympian boxer Mary Kam, have been named for the Padma Vibhushan award on the eve of Republic Day.
This yr seven outstanding personalities have been chosen for Padma Vibhushan, 16 personalities for Padma Bhushan and 118 folks for Padma Shri awards. The personalities who can be honored with the Padma Shri award embrace Jagdish Lal Ahuja, social activist Javed Ahmed Tech, social activist Sathyanarayan Mundayoor, social activist S Ramakrishna, social activist Yogi Aaron.
List of Padma Vibhushan 2020 winners
These embrace George Fernandes (Posthumous), Arun Jaitley (Posthumous), former Prime Minister of Mauritius Anerood Jugnauth, Mary Kom, Chhannulal Mishra, Sushma Swaraj (posthumous) and Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous).
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List of Padma Bhushan 2020 Winners
Winners of this yr’s Padma Bhushan award are – M. Mumtaz Ali, Muazzam Ali (posthumously), Muzaffar Hussain Baig, Ajay Chakraborty, Manoj Das, Balakrishna Doshi, Krishnammal Jagannathan, Former Nagaland Chief Minister SC Jamir, Uttarakhand’s well-known environmentalist and social employee Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi, Dr. Tsering Landol, eminent industrialist Anand Mahindra, Neelakanta Ramakrishna Madhava Menon (Posthumous), former Union Minister Manohar Parrikar (Posthumous), Prof. Jagdish Seth, Olympian badminton participant PV Sindhu and industrialist Venu Srinivasan.
List of Padma Shri 2020 Winners
Guru Shashadhar Acharya,Dr. Yogi Aeron,Jai Prakash Agarwal, Jagdish Lal Ahuja Social Work Punjab, Kazi Masum Akhtar, Gloria Arieira, Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan, Padmavathy Bandopadhyay, Dr. Sushovan Banerjee, Dr. Digambar Behera, Dr. Damayanti Beshra, Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji, Himmata Ram Bhambhu, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia, Bob Blackman,Indira P. P. Bora, Madan Singh Chauhan among others.
About Padma Awards
The Padma Awards are the best civilian awards in India. The personalities of varied fields like arts, science and engineering, social work, sports activities, civil service, literature and schooling and many others are awarded. These awards are introduced on the event of Republic Day and the President of India confers these awards in March / April at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Padma Awards are given in three classes:
“Padma Vibhushan” distinctive and distinguished service;
“Padma Bhushan” distinguished service of excellent high quality and
“Padma Shri” distinguished service in any subject.