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Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan Awards 2012 (General Knowledge)

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Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan Awards 2012

Padma Awards -2012
Padma Awards -2012 comprise five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 women among the awardees.
The awards will conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April.

Padma Vibhushan
The Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award in the Republic of India. It consists of a medal and a citation and is awarded by the President of India. It was established on 2 January 1954. It ranks behind the Bharat Ratna and comes before the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. It is awarded to recognize exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government service.
Winners of Padma Vibhushan -2012
1. Shri K G Subramanyan – Art-Painting & Sculpture – West Bengal
2. Late Shri Mario De Miranda – Art-Cartoonist – Goa*
3. Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika – Art- Vocal Music – Assam*
4. Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti – Medicine – Orthopedics – Maharashtra
5. Shri T V Rajeswar – Civil Service — Delhi
Padma Bhushan: The Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan. The award was established on 2 January 1954 by the President of India. It is awarded to recognize distinguished service of a high order to the nation, in any field.
Winners of Padma Bhushan-2012

1. Smt. Shabana Azmi – Art – Cinema – Maharashtra
2. Shri Khaled Choudhury – Art – Theatre – West Bengal
3. Shri Jatin Das – Art – Painting – Delhi
4. Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta – Art – Instrumental Music – Sarod – West Bengal
5. Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra – Art – Cinema – Maharashtra
6. Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan – Art – Classical vocal and instrumental music – Tamil Nadu
7. Ms. Mira Nair – Art – Cinema – Delhi
8. Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan – Art – Instrumental Music-Violin – Tamil Nadu
9. Shri Anish Kapoor – Art – Sculpture – UK*
10. Shri Satya Narayan Goenka – Social Work – Maharashtra
11. Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao – Public Affairs – Germany*
12. Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo – Public Affairs – Singapore*
13. Prof. Shashikumar Chitre – Science and Engineering – Maharashtra
14. Dr. M S Raghunathan – Science and Engineering – Maharashtra
15. Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan – Trade and Industry – Tamil Nadu
16. Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra
17. Dr. Suresh H. Advani – Medicine – Oncology – Maharashtra
18. Dr. Noshir H Wadia – Medicine-Neurology – Maharashtra
19. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty – Medicine-Cardiology – Karnataka
20. Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar – Literature and Education – Maharashtra
21. Prof. Vidya Dehejia – Literature and Education – USA*
22. Prof. Arvind Panagariya – Literature and Education – USA*
23. Dr. Jose Pereira – Literature and Education – USA*
24. Dr. Homi K. Bhabha – Literature and Education – UK *
25. Shri N Vittal – Civil Service – Kerala
26. Shri Mata Prasad – Civil Service – Uttar Pradesh
27. Shri Ronen Sen – Civil Service – West Bengal

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