Padma Shri 2023: The list of 106 people selected for the Padma Awards has been released on the eve of the country’s 74th Republic Day. Chhattisgarhi Natya Naach artist Domar Singh Kunwar will be honored with Padma Shri in the field of art (dance). Talking about the field of art (dance), Chhattisgarhi theater artist Domar Singh Kunwar has been selected for the Padma Shri award in view of his contribution in keeping alive the tradition that has been going on for the last 5 decades. Please tell that he dedicated his life to promoting the arts.
Padma Awards are given for notable contributions in various fields such as arts, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, public service.
Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. ‘Padma Bhushan’ is awarded for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.
This list includes six from Padma Vibhushan, nine from Padma Bhushan and 91 people who have been honored with Padma Shri award. Among the awardees, 19 are women and the list also includes two persons from Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI category. The list also includes seven posthumous awardees.
Know here the list of Padma Vibhushan recipients this year
Balkrishna Doshi (posthumously)
S M Krishna
Dilip Mahalanabis (posthumously)
Mulayam Singh Yadav (posthumously)
List of Padma Bhushan recipients
S L Bhairappa
Kumar Mangalam Birla
Swami Chinna Jeeyar
Kamlesh D Patel
Take a look at Padma Shri awardees
Dr. Sukma Acharya
Narendra Chandra Debbarma (posthumous)
Khadar Valli Dudekula
Hem Chandra Goswami
Radha Charan Gupta
Modadugu Vijay Gupta
Ahmed Hussain and Mohammad Hussain (pair)