A total of 118 awardees, have been conferred with the Padma Shri and Padma Bhusan Awards for their excellent contribution in the fields of social work, art, entertainment and sports among others.
13 eminent personalities including sportspersons from Northeast will be conferred with Padma Awards 2020 at the National Capital on Sunday.
Five personalities from Assam have been awarded the Padma Shri. Historian Shri Jogendra Nath Phukan, author Shri Lil Bahadur Chettri, dance exponent Smt Indira PP Bora, oncologist Dr Ravi Kannan R & veterinarian Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma are the recipient of this prestigious award.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal took to twitter to congratulate these people for their excellent contribution in their respective fields.
Congratulations to historian Shri Jogendra Nath Phukan, author Shri Lil Bahadur Chettri, dance exponent Smt Indira PP Bora, oncologist Dr Ravi Kannan R & veterinarian Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma on being awarded the Padma Shri.
Your exceptional work speak for itself. My best wishes.
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) January 25, 2020
School teacher Trinity Saioo, a leading farmer in Meghalaya is also a recipient of the Padma Shri award. Saioo helped the illiterate women with organic certification, marketing, documentation to avail subsidies as well.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma took to twitter to congratulate the lady farmer.
Kong Trinity Saioo is a teacher and an enterprising farmer leading a workforce of 800 women who cultivate and export the world-famous Lakadong Turmeric from #Meghalaya. She is now a proud receipient of the #Padmashree award. I congratulate and commend her efforts for our farmers.
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) January 25, 2020
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio also congratulated SC Jamir on being the recipient of the Padma Bhushan award, the third highest civilian award in the country in the field of public affairs.
Hearty congratulations to Dr. S.C Jamir on being conferred the #PadmaBhushan in the field of Public Affairs. It is a moment of pride for #Nagaland as he gets the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India. Nagaland is proud of his exemplary service and accomplishments. pic.twitter.com/J3PbJaRk3R
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) January 25, 2020
Three people from the Gorkha community have also made it to the list of Padma Shri award. Tarundeep Rai and Jitu Rai are the awardees of the civilian award this time.
Sathyanarayan Mundayoor, a social worker for affordable education in Arunachal Pradesh has also received the Padma Shri award by president Ram Nath Kovind.
Ace boxer from Manipur, MC Mary Kom has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan.
Here's the list of the Awardees:
- Padma Vibhushan Mary Kom- Sports, Manipur
- Padma Bhushan SCJAMIR- Public Affairs, Nagaland
- Padm Shri -PP BORA- Art, Assam
- Padma Shri Lil Bahadur Chettri, Literature & Education
- Jogendra Nath Phukan- Literatures & Education, Assam
- Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma- Medicine, Assam
- Oinam Bembem Devi- Football, Manipur
- Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi-Literature, Arunachal
- C. Kamlova – Literature & Education,Mizoram
- Pu Lalbiakthanga Pachuau – Literature & Education, Mizoram
- Sathyanarayan Mundayoor- Social work, Arunachal
- Trinity Saioo- Agriculture, Meghalaya
- Dr. Ravi Kannan R- Medicine, Assam
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra took to twitter to congratulate all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. He wrote that the awardees included extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the society, nation and humanity.