Centre releases list of Padma awardees, unsung heroes roars loud this time

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List of Padma Awardees released by the Centre
List of Padma Awardees released by the Centre

New Delhi : The Centre on Wednesday released list of Padma Awardees for their valuable contribution in India's growth. The list includes big names like chef Sanjeev Kapoor, singers Kailash Kher, Anuradha Paudwal, Cricketer Virat kohli, wrestler Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa Karmakar. 

Interestingly, this time the list of awardees has been studded the names of many "unsung heroes". This year, the Padma awards will be given out to 120 distinguished personalities for their achievements in different fields.

Winners of Padma Shri 2017 (Incomplete list)

Meenakshi Amma, Martial Arts

Chintakindi Mallesham, Science and Engineering

Daripalli Ramaiah, Social work

Bipin Ganatra, Social work

Dr Suniti Solomon, Medicine

Dr Subroto Das, Medicine

Dr Bhakti Yadav, Medicine

Girish Bharadwaj, Social work

Anuradha Koirala, Social work

Karimul Haque, Social work

Dr Mapuskar, Social work

Balbir Singh Seechewal, Social work

Genabhai Dargabhai Patel, Agriculture

Shekhar Naik, Sports

Anant Agarwal, Literature and Education

Dipa Karmakar, Sports

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sports

Sukri Bommagowda, Music

Jitendra Haripal, Music

Eli Ahmad, Literature