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List of Padma awards 2018 | Padma Vibhushan for Ilaiyaraaja, Padma Bhushan for Dhoni

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Padma awards 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the coveted Padma awards for the achievers who have contributed to diverse fields such as social welfare, arts, traditional medicine, entertainment, and healing. This year, the government announces 85 Padma awardees which include three Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan, and 73 Padma Shri.

The few well-known names among the 85 Padma awardees include maestro Ilaiyaraaja (Padma Vibhushan), Hindustani classical music exponent Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Padma Vibhushan) and for the literature Shri Parameshwaran Parameshwaran (Padma Vibhushan).

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Padma Bhushan for cricketer MS Dhoni, Bhojpuri singer Sharda Sinha, painter Laxman Pai, snooker player Pankaj Advani. Actor Manoj Joshi (Padma Shri) and tennis player Somdev Devvarman (Padma Shri), a ‘father of palliative care in India’ M R Rajagopal (Padma Shri), Murlikant Petkar, India’s first para-Olympic gold medalist has also been honored with a Padma Shri. Tamil Nadu’s Rajagopalan Vasudevan, known as the plastic road-maker of India is another winner.

Padma awards 2018

Padma awards 2018

World Cup-winning former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni received Padma Bhushan Award on Monday at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi by President of India Ram Nath Kovind. He was conferred with the honorary Lt Colonel rank by the Territorial Army in 2011, months after he had led India to World Cup glory at home. MS Dhoni is the second Indian cricketer after Kapil Dev to receive this honor.

Padma Awards 2018

Padma Awards 2018

Cueist Pankaj Advani, a multiple world-champion also conferred with Padma Bhushan Award. Both Dhoni and Advani exchange greetings each other at the award ceremony. Dhoni’s wife Sakshi was also present there.

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Tamil folk singers Dr. Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan was conferred with the Padma Shri Awards. Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan is a Tamil Musician, Singer, Composer, Author, and Professor who is a renowned exponent of the folk art.

Padma Awards 2018

List of Padma awards 2018

 PADMA VIBHUSHAN  PADMA BHUSHAN  PADMA SHRI
Illaiyaraja

Ghulam Mustafa Khan

Parameswaran

Pankaj AdvaniPhilipose Mar Chrysostom

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner/Posthumous)

R. Nagaswamy

Ved Prakash Nanda (Overseas Citizen of India)

Laxman Pai

Arvind Parikh

Sharda Sinha

Abhay and Rani BangDamodar Ganesh Bapat

Prafulla Govinda Baruah

Mohan Swaroop Bhatia

Sudhanshu Biswas

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi

Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner)

Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi

Somdev Devvarman

Yeshi Dhoden

Arup Kumar Dutta

Doddarange Gowda

Arvind Gupta

Digamber Hansda

Ramli Bin Ibrahim (Foreigner)

Anwar Jalalpuri (Posthumous)

Piyong Temjen Jamir

Sitavva Joddati

Malti Joshi

Manoj Joshi

Rameshwarlal Kabra

Pran Kishore Kaul

Bounlap Keokangna (Foreigner)

Vijay Kichlu

Tommy Koh (Foreigner)

Lakshmikutty

Joyshree Goswami Mahanta

Narayan Das Maharaj

Pravakara Maharana

Hun Many (Foreigner)

Nouf Marwaai (Foreigner)

Zaverilal Mehta

Krishna Bihari Mishra

Sisir Purushottam Mishra

Subhasini Mistry

Tomio Mizokami (Foreigner)

Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner)

Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar

Thant Myint – U (Foreigner)

V Nanammal

Sulagitti Narasamma

Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan

I Nyoman Nuarta (Foreigner)

Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman (Foreigner)

Gobaradhan Panika

Bhabani Charan Pattanaik

Murlikant Petkar

Habibullo Rajabov (Foreigner)

M R Rajagopal

Sampat Ramteke (Posthumous)

Chandra Sekhar Rath

S S Rathore

Amitava Roy

Sanduk Ruit (Foreigner)

R Sathyanarayana

Pankaj M Shah

Bhajju Shyam

Maharao Raghuveer Singh

Kidambi Srikanth

Ibrahim Sutar

Siddeshwara Swamiji

Lentina Ao Thakkar

Vikram Chandra Thakur

Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Tharanathan

Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Thyagarajan

Nguyen Tien Thien

Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi

Rajagopalan Vasudevan

Manas Bihari Verma

Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji

Romulus Whitaker

Baba Yogendra

A Zakia

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Twitterati were reacted on Dhoni’s achievement and posted several comments praising MS Dhoni.

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