NEW DELHI, Jan 25 – Altogether 104 persons were today conferred the Padma Awards, including nine Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awardees. While filmmaker Jahnu Baruah has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, litterateur Dr Lakshmi Nandan Bora and Jadav Molai Payeng have been conferred the Padma Shri.
LK Advani (Public Affairs), Gujarat, Amitabh Bachchan (Art), Maharashtra, Prakash Singh Badal (Public Affairs), Punjab Dr D Veerendra Heggade (Social Work), Karnataka Dilip Kumar (Art), Maharashtra, Jagadguru Rambhadracharya (Others), Uttar Pradesh Prof Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan (Science and Engg), Tamil Nadu Kottayan K Venugopal (Public Affairs), Delhi Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Trade and Industry) France/UK.
Jahnu Barua (Art), Assam, Dr Vijay Bhatkar (Science and Engineering), Maharashtra Swapan Dasgupta (Literature and Education), Delhi Swami Satyamitranand Giri (Others), Uttar Pradesh N Gopalaswami (Civil Service), Tamil Nadu Dr Subhash C Kashyap (Public Affairs), Delhi Dr (Pandit) Gokulotsavji Maharaj (Art), Madhya Pradesh Dr Ambrish Mithal (Medicine), Delhi, Sudha Ragunathan (Art), Tamil Nadu, Harish Salve (Public Affairs), Delhi, Dr Ashok Seth (Medicine), Delhi, Rajat Sharma (Literature and Education), Delhi Satpal (Sports), Delhi, Shivakumara Swami (Others), Karnataka, Dr Kharag Singh Valdiya (Science and Engg), Karnataka Prof Manjul Bhargava (Science and Engg), USA David Frawley (Others), USA Bill Gates (Social Work), USA, Melinda Gates (Social Work), USA, Saichiro Misumi (Others), Japan.
Dr Lakshmi Nandan Bora (Literature and Education), Jadav Molai Peyang (Others), Assam, among others.