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Padma award winners from Gujarat

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Following is the list of the 127 awardees of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri which were announced on the eve of the 65th Republic day.

BJP veteran and former deputy prime minister LK Advani, Tarak Mehta, Dr. Tejas Patel, Shri Gunvant Shah and Dr. Hargovind Trivedi are the names of Padma award winners from Gujarat this year, as per a list announced Ministry of Home Affairs today evening.

LK Advani has been introduced in the list as an awardee from Gujarat, however he is from Sindh and based in Delhi.

He is elected as Lok Sabha MP from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat. Tarak Mehta is veteran author based in Ahmedabad. Dr. Tejas Patel is heart surgeon with many achievements. He is based and active in Ahmedabad. Shri Gunvant Shah is veteran Gujarati author and columnist based in Vadodara. Dr. HL Trivedi is from Ahmedabad. He is wellknown Kidney doctor.

Padma Vibhushan
LK Advani – Public Affairs

Padma Shri
Tarak Mehta – Art
Dr. Tejas Patel – Medicine
Shri Gunvant Shah – Literature and Education
Dr. Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi – Medicine

List of Padma awardees

Following is the list of the 104 persons conferred Padma awards. These include nine Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri awardees.

Padma Vibhushan

Name (discipline) state/country

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

Padma Bhushan

Name (discipline) state/country

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.

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