Padma Award announced, father of ORS Dilip Mahalanabis will get Padma Vibhushan posthumously

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(Delhi) : The Government of India has announced the Padma Award on the eve of the 74th Republic Day on Wednesday. Let me tell you, this year this award has been announced for 106 celebrities, of which 6 people will be awarded Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 91 people will be awarded Padma Shri. Dilip Mahalanabis, father of ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution), has been posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honor. According to a government release, 87-year-old Dr Mahalanabis from West Bengal pioneered the widespread use of ORS, which is estimated to have saved over 50 million lives globally. Mahalanabis died in Kolkata last October.

Padma Vibhushan

Let us inform you that Padma Vibhushan has been announced by the Government of India to famous tabla players Zakir Hussain, SM Krishna and Srinivasa Vardhan. Also, apart from Dilip Mahalnabis, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Balkrishna Doshi will be honored with Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

Padma Sri

At the same time, it was announced to give the Padma Shri to Ratan Chandra Kar, who works among the Zorba tribes in Andabar and Nicobar. Apart from that, the Padma Shri will be conferred on Hira Bai Lobi, Munishveer Chandra Davar, Ramkui Wangwe Newme, VP Appakuttan Puduval, Kapil Dev Prasad.

Padma Award 2023

(1) Dilip Mahalanabis Padma Vibhushan. Medicine (Paediatrics) | West Bengal | 87 years
(2) Ratan Chandra Kar Padma Shri. Medical (Doctor) | Andaman and Nicobar | 66 years
(3) Hirabai Padma Shri Lobby | Social Work (Tribal) | Gujarati | 62 years
(4) Munishwar Chander Davar Padma Shri. Medicine (Affordable Healthcare) | Madya Pradesh | 76 years
(5) Ramkuivangbe Newme Padma Shri | Social Work (Cultural) | Assamese | 75 years
(6) VP Appukuttan Poduval Padma Shri. Social Work (Gandhi) | Kerala | 99 years
(7) Shankurtri Chandrashekhar Padma Shri. Social Work (Affordable Health Care) | Andhra Pradesh | 79 years
(8) Vadivel Gopal and Masi Sadaiyan Padma Shri. Social Work (Animal Welfare) | Tamil Nadu | Couple
(9) Tula Ram Upreti Padma Shri. Others (Agriculture) | Sikkim | 98 years
(10) Nekram Sharma Padma Shri. Others (Agriculture) | Himachal Pradesh | 59 years
(11) Janam Singh Soya Padma Shri. Literature and Education (Ho Language) | Jharkhand | 72 years
(12) Dhaniram Toto Padma Shri. Literature and Education (Dengka Language) | West Bengal | 57 years
(13) B Ramakrishna Reddy Padma Shri. Literature and Education (Linguistics) | Telangana | 80 years
(14) Ajay Kumar Mandavi Padma Shri. Art (Wood Carving) | Chhattisgarh | 54 years
(15) Rani Machaiah Padma Shri. Kala (Folk Dance) | Karnataka | 79 years
(16) KC Ranremsangi Padma Shri. Kala (Vocals – Mizo) | Mizoram | 59 years
(17) Risingbor Kurklang Padma Shri. Kala (Folk Music) | Megalaya | 60 years
(18) Mangala Kanti Roy Padma Shri. Kala (Folk Music) | West Bengal | 102 years
(19) Moa Subong Padma Shri | Kala (Folk Music) | Nagaland | 61 years
(20) Munivektappa Padma Sri | Arts (Folk Music) | Karnataka || 72 years
(21) Domar Singh Kunwar Padma Shri. Arts (Dance) | Chhattisgarh | 75 years
(22) Parshuram Komaji Khune Padma Shri. Arts (Theater) | Maharashtra | 70 years
(23) Ghulam Muhammad Jazz Padma Shri. Arts (crafts) | Jammu and Kashmir | 81 years
(24) Bhanubhai Chitra Padma Shri. Art (painting) | Gujarati | 66 years
(25) Paresh Rathwa Padma Shri. Art (painting) | Gujarati | 54 years
(26) Kapil Dev Prasad Padma Shri. Art (Textile) | Bihar | 68 years

Padma Award

Let us tell you, the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are some of the highest civic honors in the country. Since 1954, this award has been announced annually on the occasion of Republic Day. This award is given to many unsung heroes in the fields of art, literature and education, sports, medicine, and social work.





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