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Padma Vibhushan for George Fernandes, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi: This year the President has approved conferment of 141 Padma Awards, including 7 Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awards. 34 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 18 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 12 Posthumous awardees.

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in
three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards 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. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

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


Padma Vibhushan (7)

Shri George Fernandes
(Posthumous)
Public Affairs Bihar

Shri Arun Jaitley
(Posthumous)
Public Affairs Delhi

Sir Anerood Jugnauth GCSK Public Affairs Mauritius

Smt. M. C. Mary Kom Sports Manipur

Shri Chhannulal Mishra Art Uttar Pradesh

Smt. Sushma Swaraj
(Posthumous)
Public Affairs Delhi

Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri
Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha
Udupi (Posthumous)
Others-Spiritualism Karnataka


Padma Bhushan (16)

Shri M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M) Others-Spiritualism Kerala

Shri Syed Muazzem Ali
(Posthumous)
Public Affairs Bangladesh

Shri Muzaffar Hussain Baig Public Affairs Jammu and
Kashmir

Shri Ajoy Chakravorty Art West Bengal

Shri Manoj Das Literature and
Education
Puducherry

Shri Balkrishna Doshi Others-Architecture Gujarat

Ms. Krishnammal Jagannathan Social Work Tamil Nadu

Shri S. C. Jamir Public Affairs Nagaland

Shri Anil Prakash Joshi Social Work Uttarakhand

Dr. Tsering Landol Medicine Ladakh

Shri Anand Mahindra Trade and Industry Maharashtra

Shri Neelakanta Ramakrishna
Madhava Menon (Posthumous)
Public Affairs Kerala

Shri Manohar Gopalkrishna
Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)
Public Affairs Goa

Prof. Jagdish Sheth Literature and
Education
USA

Ms. P. V. Sindhu Sports Telangana

Shri Venu Srinivasan Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu

Padma Shri (118)

Guru Shashadhar Acharya Art Jharkhand

Dr. Yogi Aeron Medicine Uttarakhand

Shri Jai Prakash Agarwal Trade and Industry Delhi

Shri Jagdish Lal Ahuja Social Work Punjab

Kazi Masum Akhtar Literature and Education West Bengal

Ms. Gloria Arieira Literature and Education Brazil

Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan Sports Maharashtra

Dr. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay Medicine Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Sushovan Banerjee Medicine West Bengal

Dr. Digambar Behera Medicine Chandigarh

Dr. Damayanti Beshra Literature and Education Odisha

Shri Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji Social Work Maharashtra

Shri Himmata Ram Bhambhu Social Work Rajasthan

Shri Sanjeev Bikhchandani Trade and Industry Uttar Pradesh

Shri Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia Trade and Industry Gujarat

Shri Bob Blackman Public Affairs United Kingdom

Ms. Indira P. P. Bora Art Assam

Shri Madan Singh Chauhan Art Chhattisgarh

Ms. Usha Chaumar Social Work Rajasthan

Shri Lil Bahadur Chettri Literature and Education Assam

Ms. Lalitha & Ms. Saroja
Chidambaram (Duo)*
Art Tamil Nadu

Dr. Vajira Chitrasena Art Sri Lanka

Dr. Purushottam Dadheech Art Madhya Pradesh

Shri Utsav Charan Das Art Odisha

Prof. Indra Dassanayake
(Posthumous)
Literature and Education Sri Lanka

Shri H. M. Desai Literature and Education Gujarat

Shri Manohar Devadoss Art Tamil Nadu

Ms. Oinam Bembem Devi Sports Manipur

Ms. Lia Diskin Social Work Brazil

Shri M. P. Ganesh Sports Karnataka

Dr. Bangalore Gangadhar Medicine Karnataka

Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar Science and Engineering Maharashtra

Shri Barry Gardiner Public Affairs United Kingdom

Shri Chewang Motup Goba Trade and Industry Ladakh

Shri Bharat Goenka Trade and Industry Karnataka

Shri Yadla Gopalarao Art Andhra Pradesh

Shri Mitrabhanu Gountia Art Odisha

Ms. Tulasi Gowda Social Work Karnataka

Shri Sujoy K. Guha Science and Engineering Bihar

Ms. Harekala Hajabba Social Work Karnataka

Shri Enamul Haque Others-Archaeology Bangladesh

Shri Madhu Mansuri Hasmukh Art Jharkhand

Shri Abdul Jabbar
(Posthumous)
Social Work Madhya Pradesh

Shri Bimal Kumar Jain Social Work Bihar

Ms. Meenakshi Jain Literature and Education Delhi

Shri Nemnath Jain Trade and Industry Madhya Pradesh

Ms. Shanti Jain Art Bihar

Shri Sudhir Jain Science and Engineering Gujarat

Shri Benichandra Jamatia Literature and Education Tripura

Shri K. V. Sampath Kumar &
Ms. Vidushi Jayalakshmi K.S.
(Duo)*
Literature and
Education-Journalism
Karnataka

Shri Karan Johar Art Maharashtra

Dr. Leela Joshi Medicine Madhya Pradesh

Ms. Sarita Joshi Art Maharashtra

Shri C. Kamlova Literature and Education Mizoram

Dr. Ravi Kannan R. Medicine Assam

Ms. Ekta Kapoor Art Maharashtra

Shri Yazdi Naoshirwan Karanjia Art Gujarat

Shri Narayan J. Joshi Karayal Literature and Education Gujarat

Dr. Narindar Nath Khanna Medicine Uttar Pradesh

Shri Naveen Khanna Science and Engineering Delhi

Shri S. P. Kothari Literature and Education USA

Shri V. K. Munusamy
Krishnapakthar
Art Puducherry

Shri M. K. Kunjol Social Work Kerala

Shri Manmohan Mahapatra
(Posthumous)
Art Odisha

Ustad Anwar Khan Mangniyar Art Rajasthan

Shri Kattungal Subramaniam
Manilal
Science and Engineering Kerala

Shri Munna Master Art Rajasthan

Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra Literature and Education Himachal Pradesh

Ms. Binapani Mohanty Literature and Education Odisha

Dr. Arunoday Mondal Medicine West Bengal

Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee Literature and Education France

Shri Sathyanarayan Mundayoor Social Work Arunachal Pradesh

Shri Manilal Nag Art West Bengal

Shri N. Chandrasekharan Nair Literature and Education Kerala

Dr. Tetsu Nakamura
(Posthumous)
Social Work Afghanistan

Shri Shiv Datt Nirmohi Literature and Education Jammu and
Kashmir

Shri Pu Lalbiakthanga Pachuau Literature and
Education-Journalism
Mizoram

Ms. Moozhikkal Pankajakshi Art Kerala

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pattanaik Literature and Education USA

Shri Jogendra Nath Phukan Literature and Education Assam

Ms. Rahibai Soma Popere Others-Agriculture Maharashtra

Shri Yogesh Praveen Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh

Shri Jitu Rai Sports Uttar Pradesh

Shri Tarundeep Rai Sports Sikkim

Shri S. Ramakrishnan Social Work Tamil Nadu

Ms. Rani Rampal Sports Haryana

Ms. Kangana Ranaut Art Maharashtra

Shri Dalavai Chalapathi Rao Art Andhra Pradesh

Shri Shahbuddin Rathod Literature and Education Gujarat

Shri Kalyan Singh Rawat Social Work Uttarakhand

Shri Chintala Venkat Reddy Others-Agriculture Telangana

Smt. (Dr.) Shanti Roy Medicine Bihar

Shri Radhammohan & Ms.
Sabarmatee (Duo)*
Others-Agriculture Odisha

Shri Batakrushna Sahoo Others-Animal
Husbandry
Odisha

Ms. Trinity Saioo Others-Agriculture Meghalaya

Shri Adnan Sami Art Maharashtra

Shri Vijay Sankeshwar Trade and Industry Karnataka

Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma Medicine Assam

Shri Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri
alias Sayedbhai
Social Work Maharashtra

Shri Mohammed Sharif Social Work Uttar Pradesh

Shri Shyam Sunder Sharma Art Bihar

Dr. Gurdip Singh Medicine Gujarat

Shri Ramjee Singh Social Work Bihar

Shri Vashishtha Narayan Singh
(Posthumous)
Science and Engineering Bihar

Shri Daya Prakash Sinha Art Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Sandra Desa Souza Medicine Maharashtra

Shri Vijayasarathi Sribhashyam Literature and Education Telangana

Smt. Kalee Shabi Mahaboob &
Shri Sheik Mahaboob Subani
(Duo)*
Art Tamil Nadu

Shri Javed Ahmad Tak Social Work Jammu and
Kashmir

Shri Pradeep Thalappil Science and Engineering Tamil Nadu

Shri Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi Literature and Education Arunachal Pradesh

Shri Robert Thurman Literature and Education USA

Shri Agus Indra Udayana Social Work Indonesia

Shri Harish Chandra Verma Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh

Shri Sundaram Verma Social Work Rajasthan

Dr. Romesh Tekchand
Wadhwani
Trade and Industry USA

Shri Suresh Wadkar Art Maharashtra

Shri Prem Watsa Trade and Industry Canada

Prime Minister pays tributes to Sushma Swaraj

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying his last respects to former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj at the funeral ceremony in New Delhi on 7 August 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying his last respects to the former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj at the funeral ceremony in New Delhi on 7 August 2019.

New Delhi: The last rites for Sushma Swaraj, the former foreign minister and a top BJP leader, were conducted Wednesday, 7 August 2019. She died due to cardiac failure on Tuesday.

Sushma Swaraj

Expressing condolence over the Sushma Swaraj’s demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end. India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader who devoted her life to public service and bettering lives of the poor. Sushma Swaraj Ji was one of her kind, who was a source of inspiration for crores of people.

Sushma Ji was a prolific orator and outstanding Parliamentarian. She was admired and revered across party lines. She was uncompromising when it came to matters of ideology and interests of the BJP, whose growth she immensely contributed to.

An excellent administrator, Sushma Ji set high standards in every Ministry she handled. She played a key role in bettering India’s ties with various nations. As a Minister we also saw her compassionate side, helping fellow Indians who were in distress in any part of the world.

I can’t forget the manner in which Sushma Ji worked tirelessly as EAM in the last 5 years. Even when her health was not good, she would do everything possible to do justice to her work and remain up to date with matters of her Ministry. The spirit and commitment was unparalleled.

Sushma Ji’s demise is a personal loss. She will be remembered fondly for everything that she’s done for India. My thoughts are with her family, supporters and admirers in this very unfortunate hour. Om Shanti”.

Former External Affairs Minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj passed away last night in New Delhi.

Sushma Swaraj passes away after heart attack

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New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, passes away after a Heart Attack.

Sushma Swara was admitted to AIIMS after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday evening. She was brought to the hospital in a critical condition and was in emergency.

Former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj has passed away. She suffered a cardiac arrest. Was administered CPR but did not respond – AIIMS statement

Sushma Swaraj blasts Pakistan at the UN for exporting terrorism

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External Affairs Minister meets Rex W. Tillerson, United States Secretary of State on the sidelines of 72nd Session of UNGA in New York

India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said at the UN on Saturday that India has risen despite being the principal destination of Pakistan’s nefarious export of terrorism.

The relentless rise of violence, Terrorism, and the ideas that engineer this evil, are spreading at the pace of a conflagration. Terrorism is the most dangerous of troubles the contemporary world is facing today, Ms. Swaraj pointed out. She was addressing the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2017.

Ms. Swaraj said: “We are completely engaged in fighting poverty; alas, our neighbour Pakistan seems only engaged in fighting us.” On Thursday, from this dais, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khakan Abbasi wasted rather too much of his speech in making accusations against us, she added.

Blasting Pakistan for accusing India of Statesponsored terrorism, and of violating human rights, Ms. Swaraj said that those listening had only one observation: “Look who’s talking!” A country that has been the world’s greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity became a champion of hjqDocrisy by preaching about humanity from this podium.

With this observation the Indian Minister gave a backhand return for his speech from the same dais on Thursday. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khakan Abbasi wasted rather too much of his speech in making accusations against us, Ms. Swaraj added.

Ms. Swaraj said that India has risen despite being the principal destination of Pakistan’s nefarious export of terrorism. There have been many governments under many parties during 70 years of Indian freedom, for we have been a sustained democracy. Every government has done its bit for India’s development. We have marched ahead, consistently, without pause, in Education, Health and across the range of human welfare. We established scientific and technical institutions which are the pride of the world. But what has Pakistan offered to the world and indeed to its own people apart from terrorism? We produced scholars, doctors, engineers. What have you produced? You have produced terrorists. Doctors save people from death; terrorists send them to death. If Pakistan had spent on its development what it has spent on developing terror, both Pakistan and the world would be safer and better-off today.

Terrorism is at the very top of problems for which the United Nations is searching for solutions, Ms. Swaraj said adding we have been the oldest victims of this terrible and even traumatic terrorism. When we began articulating about this menace, many of the world’s big powers.dismissed this as a law and order issue. Now they know better. The question is: what do we do about it?

The Indian Minister further said that this has been going on for years. Although India proposed a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) as early as in 1996, yet two decades later the United Nations has not been able to agree upon a definition of terrorism. If we cannot agree to define our enemy, how can we fight together? If we continue to differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists, how can we fight together? If even the United Nations Security Council cannot agree on the listing of terrorists, how can we fight together?

Let us accept that terrorism is an existentialist danger to humankind. There is absolutely no justification for this barbaric violence. Let us display our new commitment by reaching agreement on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism this year itself, the Minister observed.

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