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Dadasaheb Phalke Award

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  • [edit] Past Winners
  • [edit] External links
  • Contents
  • [edit] History
  • [edit] Juries
  • [edit] Awards up to 2007
  • [edit] References
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Archery
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Athletics
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Badminton
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Ball Badminton
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Basketball
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Billiards & Snooker
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Boxing
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Carrom
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Chess
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Cricket
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Cycling
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Equestrian
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Football
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Golf
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Gymnastics
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Hockey
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Judo
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Kabaddi
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Lawn Tennis
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Rowing
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Shooting
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Squash
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Swimming
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Table Tennis
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Volleyball
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Weightlifting
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Wrestling
  • [edit] Arjun Awardees in Yachting
  • [edit] See also
  • [edit] Controversies
  • [edit] Specifications
  • [edit] Living Recipients of the Bharat Ratna
  • [edit] Complete list of the Awardees
  • [edit] Medallion details
  • [edit] List of Awardees
  • [edit] Appearance
  • [edit] Design

Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Award Information Category Instituted First Awarded Awarded by Description Indian Cinema 1969 1969 Govt. of India Lifetime Achievement award Devika Rani 1969

First Awardee(s)

Last Awardee(s) Tapan Sinha 2006

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. It was instituted in 1969 [1], the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke [2], considered the father of Indian cinema. The award for a particular year is given during the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards. The Bombay High Court had directed the Directorate of Film Festivals of India (DFFI) to consider uncensored films for the competition, a case which DFFI contested and won in the Supreme Court in late 2006. The case had delayed announcement of the award for 2006, which was announced in the middle of 2008. The 2007 award which had to be announced at the end of 2008 is pending.

[edit] Past Winners
National Year Awards 17th 18th 1969 1970 Winner Occupation

Devika Rani B. N. Sircar

actress producer

19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st 32nd 33rd 34th

1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986

Prithviraj Kapoor Pankaj Mullick Ruby Myers (Sulochana)

actor (posthumous) composer (music director) actress

Bomireddi Narasimha Reddy Director Dhirendranath Ganguly Kanan Devi Nitin Bose Rai Chand Boral Sohrab Modi Paidi Jairaj Naushad Ali L. V. Prasad Durga Khote Satyajit Ray V. Shantaram B. Nagi Reddy actor, director actress cinematographer, director, writer, composer, director actor, director, producer actor, director composer (music director) actor, director, producer actress director actor, director, producer producer

35th 36th 37th 38th 39th 40th 41st 42nd 43rd 44th 45th 46th 47th 48th 49th 50th

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

Raj Kapoor Ashok Kumar Lata Mangeshkar A. Nageswara Rao Bhalji Pendharkar Bhupen Hazarika Majrooh Sultanpuri Dilip Kumar Rajkumar Sivaji Ganesan Pradeep B.R. Chopra Hrishikesh Mukherjee Asha Bhosle Yash Chopra Dev Anand

actor, director actor singer actor director, producer, writer composer (music director) lyricist actor actor actor lyricist director, producer director singer director, producer actor, director, producer

search Ashoka Chakra Award Information Type Peace Time Gallantry National Bravery Govt. Class I (till 1967) Category Awarded by Previous Name(s) Ribbon Award Rank none Ashoka Chakra .51st 52nd 53rd 54th 55th 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Mrinal Sen Adoor Gopalakrishnan Shyam Benegal Tapan Sinha pending announcement director director director director Ashoka Chakra Award From Wikipedia. of India Ashoka Chakra. the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation.

Jammu and Kashmir awarded a cash award of Rs. 1500 (ca. The medal was originally established on 4 January 1952 as the "Ashoka Chakra. the life saving medal series. Suspended by a straight bar suspender. It is possible for a recipient to be awarded the Kirti Chakra or Shaurya Chakra in addition for separate acts of gallantry. For information about Ashoka Chakra the symbol. Kirti Chakra. perhaps with the intent that details of the award be engraved there. and is awarded for the "most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent valour or selfsacrifice" other than in the face of the enemy. On either side is a lotus design. It is the peace time equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra. the distinguished service medal series. The medal is named on the edge. and the Defence Security Corps medal series. surrounded by a lotus wreath and with an ornate edge. an award. 1960) for recipients of this award. and Shaurya Chakra. 1-3/8 inches in diameter. Dark green 15 mm. It would also lead to changes in the Padma Vibhushan series. The Ashoka Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valor. There is no indication of the class on the pre-1967 awards.Kirti Chakra This article is about Ashoka Chakra. In the center. see Ashoka Chakra. In 1967. saffron 2 mm. Obverse: Circular gold gilt. Subsequent awards of the Ashoka Chakra are recognized by a bar to the medal ribbon (to date. "ASHOKA CHAKRA". with "Ashoka Chakra" in Hindi along the upper edge on the medal and the same name in English along the lower rim. The center is blank. dark green 15 mm. courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. these decorations were removed from the "class-based" system and renamed as the Ashoka Charkra. [edit] See also y Ashoka the Great. The decoration may be awarded either to military or civilian personnel and may be awarded posthumously. This is an important point in understanding the independent Indian view of decorations. Reverse: Blank in the center. 1400. From 1 February 1999. and. Class I" as the first step of a three-class sequence of non-combatant bravery decorations. in fact. dark green with a 2 mm central saffron stripe. none have been awarded). Ribbon: 32 mm. the central government instituted a monthly stipend for Ashoka Chakra recipients of Rs. Emperor of the Mauryan empire in the third century BC . the chakra (wheel) of Ashoka. there is no difference between these medals and the post-1967 awards.

[edit] External links y y Bharat Rakshak Page on Ashoka Chakra Ashoka Chakra awardees of the Indian Air Force [hide] v d e Indian honours and decorations International Gandhi Peace Prize National Bharat Ratna · Padma Vibhushan · Padma Bhushan · Padma Shri Literature Sahitya Akademi Fellowship · Sahitya Akademi Award Dadasaheb Phalke Award · National Film Awards Sangeet Natak Akademi By field Other arts Fellowship · Sangeet Natak Akademi Award · Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowship Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award · Arjuna Award · Sports Dronacharya Award (coaching) · Dhyan Chand Cinema Civilian Award (life time achievement) Wartime Military Peacetime Param Vir Chakra · Maha Vir Chakra · Vir Chakra Ashoka Chakra · Kirti Chakra · Shaurya Chakra .

If. only proposals coming from competent persons invited to nominate are considered. creed or sex. the Government of India launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. be considered if its significance has not become apparent until recently. it is considered that none of the proposals merit recognition. a plaque and a citation. is awarded annually by the government of India. However. race. Chief Justice of India and two other eminent persons decides the awardee each year. As a tribute to the ideals espoused by Gandhi. the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. Only achievements within 10 years immediately preceding the nomination are considered for the award. A written work. the jury is free to withhold the award for that year. should have been published. however. named after Mahatma Gandhi. It is open to all persons regardless of nationality. 10 million in cash. [edit] Gandhi Peace Prize Recipients . convertible in any currency in the world. This is an annual award given to individuals and institutions for their contributions towards social. in order to be eligible for consideration. a proposal is not taken as invalid for consideration by the jury merely on the ground of not having emanated from competent persons. Ordinarily.org/wiki/Ashoka_Chakra_Award" The International Gandhi Peace Prize. however. The award carries Rs. an older work may.wikipedia. economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods.Sena Medal (Army) · Wartime / Peacetime Naosena Medal (Navy) · Service & Gallantry Vayusena Medal (Air Force) Sarvottam Yuddh Seva Wartime Medal · Uttam Yuddh Distinguished Service Seva Medal · Yuddh Seva Medal Param Vishisht Seva Peacetime Medal · Ati Vishisht Seva Distinguished Service Medal · Vishisht Seva Medal Retrieved from "http://en. A jury consisting of the Prime Minister of India.

2003 Václav Havel Last President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic 11. 2000 Grameen Bank (corecipient) Founded by Muhammad Yunus 8.No Year Name Recipient Description 1. Ariyaratne Founder of Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement 3. 2002 Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 10. 1998 Ramakrishna Mission Founded by Swami Vivekananda 5. T. 1999[3] Baba Amte Social Worker 6. 1997[1] Gerhard Fischer[2] German diplomat. 1995 Julius Nyerere 1st President of Tanzania 2. 2005[5] Desmond Tutu South African cleric and activist . 2001[4] John Hume Northern Irish Politician 9. recognised for his work against leprosy and polio 4. 1996 A. 2000 Nelson Mandela (corecipient) Former President of South Africa 7. 2004 Coretta Scott King Widow of Martin Luther King 12.

Two separate 10-member jury panels select the winners for each.8 Best Film Critic 4 See also 5 References o 5.6 Non-Feature Film Awards o 3.7 Best Book on Cinema o 3. Neither the Government or the . and these juries are appointed by the Directorate of Film Festivals in India.1 Golden Lotus Award o 3. it has been run by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973. to encourage the furthering of Indian art and culture. where the President of India gives away the awards.5 Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award o 3. it is considered equivalent of the American Academy Awards. and the award ceremony is held in New Delhi. they hold the distinction of awarding merit to the best of Indian cinema overall.2 Further reading 6 External links [edit] History The Awards were first presented in 1954. The Government of India conceived the ceremony to honour films made across India.[1] Established in 1954. Due to the national scale of the National Film Awards. Declared for films produced in the previous year across the country.1 Notes o 5.3 Nargis Dutt Award o 3. [2][3] Every year a national panel appointed by the government selects the winning entry.4 Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film o 3. [edit] Juries The National Film Awards are presented in two main categories: Feature Films and Non-Feature Films. on a national scale. as well as presenting awards for the best films in each region and language of the country.2 Silver Lotus Award o 3. and the country's oldest alongside the Filmfare Awards. where the award-winning films are screened for the public.[4][5] Contents [hide] y y y y y y 1 History 2 Juries 3 Awards up to 2007 o 3. This is followed by the inauguration of the National Film Festival.The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India.

There are strict criteria as to whether a film is eligible for consideration by the jury panels.[6] given in the following categories: [edit] Golden Lotus Award Official Name: Swarna Kamal y y y y Best Film Best Direction Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Best Children's Film [edit] Silver Lotus Award Official Name: Rajat Kamal y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Child Artist Best Cinematography Best Screenplay Best Art Direction Best Make-up Artist [7] Best Costume Design Best Music Direction Best Lyrics Best Male Playback Singer Best Female Playback Singer Best Choreography Best Audiography Best Editing Best Special Effects Second Best Feature Film Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) Best Feature Film in each of the languages specified in schedule VIII of the constitution: . [edit] Awards up to 2007 The Awards are presented to Feature Films produced in the previous year.Directorate have influence over which films are selected for consideration and which films ultimately win awards. Over 100 films made across the country are entered in each category (Feature and Non-Feature) for the awards and deemed eligible each year.

one of India's pioneering film makers. y Dadasaheb Phalke Award .y y y y y y y y y y Best Regional Film (Assamese) Best Regional Film (Bengali) Best Regional Film (Hindi) Best Regional Film (Kannada) Best Regional Film (Malayalam) Best Regional Film (Marathi) Best Regional Film (Oriya) Best Regional Film (Punjabi) Best Regional Film (Tamil) Best Regional Film (Telugu) Best Feature Film in each of the languages other than those specified in schedule VIII of the constitution: y y y Best Feature Film in English Best Feature Film in Konkani Best Feature Film in Manipuri Other Feature Film Awards: y y y Best Film on Family Welfare Best Film on Other Social Issues Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation [edit] Nargis Dutt Award This award is given to the Best Feature film on National Integration y Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration [edit] Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film This award is given to the film judged Best First Film of a Director at the National Film Awards y Indira Gandhi Award [edit] Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award This award is for lifetime achievement and contribution to Indian Cinema. It is named after Dadasaheb Phalke.

The National Film Award . given to a feature film production.Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director winners: .[edit] Non-Feature Film Awards The Awards presented to Non-Feature Films are given in different categories including the following: y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y Best Non-Feature Film Best First Non-Feature Film Best Anthropological/Ethnographic Film Best Biographical Film Best Arts/Cultural Film Best Scientific Film Best Promotional Film Best Agriculture Film Best Film on Social Issues Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film Best Environment/Conservation/Preservation Film Best Exploration/Adventure Film Best Investigative Film Best Animated Film Best Short Fiction Film Best Non-Feature Film on Family Welfare Best Non-Feature Film Direction Best Non-Feature Film Cinematography Best Non-Feature Film Audiography Best Non-Feature Film Editing Best Non-Feature Film Music Direction Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Non-Feature Film) [edit] Best Book on Cinema This award is given to the Best Book on Cinema: y Best Book on Cinema [edit] Best Film Critic This award is given to the Best Film Critic on Cinema: Best Film Critic The Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director is a National Film Award. the jury of the National Film Awards feel is the Best debut film of a director in India.

Beatty's Children 1992 Haldhaar 1991 Perumthachan 1990 Wosobipo 1989 Thrishagni 1988 Ekti Jiban 1987 Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin 1986 New Delhi Times 1985 Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai 1984 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron 1982 Aadhar Sila 1981 Maina Tadanta 1983 Kann Sivanthaal Mann Sivakkum Sridhar Rajan . Kabul Express 2. Dollar Dreams 1999 Daya 1998 Bhoothakkannadi 1997 Rag Birag 1996 Kahini 1995 Moghamull 1994 Sunya Theke Suru 1993 Mrs.Year 2007 Film 1. Lohitha Das Bindhu Chakraborthy Malaya Bhattacharya G. Ekantham Director Kabir Khan Madhu Kaithapuram Pradeep Sarkar Rajiv Vijaya Raghavan Abhijit Chaudhary Subhadro Chaudhary K. Patal Ghar 2. Prohor Mohan Krishna Indraganti Telugu 2002 Thiladaanam 2001 Sayahnam 2000 1.T. K.N. Sastry R. Rajasekharan Ashok Viswanathan Pamela Rooks Sanjeev Hazarika Ajayan Gautam Bora Nabayendu Ghosh Raja Mitra Sudhir Mishra Romesh Sharma Prathap Pothan Kundan Shah Ashok Ahuja Utpalendu Chakraborthy Language Hindi Malayalam Hindi Malayalam Bengali Bengali Telugu Malayalam Haryanvi English Malayalam Malayalam Assamese Bengali Tamil Bengali English Assamese Malayalam Karbi Hindi Bengali Hindi Hindi Tamil Hindi Tamil Hindi Bengali 2006 Parineeta 2005 Grahanam 2004 Margam 2003 1. Sarath Aswini Chowdhary Shekhar Kammula Venu A. Laado 2.

Dutta . given to a feature film production.P. Iyer English Aparna Sen 2002 Bub (father) Kashmiri Jyoti Sarup 2001 Pukar Hindi Rajkumar Santoshi 2000 Shaheed Udham Singh Punjabi Chitrarath 1999 Zakhm Hindi Mahesh Bhatt 1998 Border Hindi J.Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration From Wikipedia. Nagabharna [1] 2006 Daivanamathil Malayalam Jayaraj 2005 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero Hindi/English Shyam Benegal 2004 Pinjar Hindi Chandra Prakash Dwivedi 2003 Mr. search £The Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration is a National Film Award. and Mrs.S. the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation. the jury of the National Film Awards feel has best dealt with themes relating to National Integration in India. The winners of the Award: Year Film Language Director 2007 Kallarali Hoovagi Kannada T.

Balachander 1988 Tamas Hindi Govind Nihalani 1987 no award - 1986 Sree Narayana Guru Malayalam P. Bir 1991 no award - 1990 Santa Sishunala Sharifa Kannada T.A. Sathyu 1983 Aaroodam Malayalam I.1997 Kanakinavu Malayalam Siby Malayil 1996 Bombay Tamil Mani Ratnam 1995 Mukhta Marathi Jabbar Patel 1994 Sardar Hindi Ketan Mehta 1993 Roja Tamil Mani Ratnam 1992 Adi Mimansa Oriya A.S. Backer 1985 Aadmi Aur Aurat Hindi Tapan Sinha 1984 Sookha Hindi M. Sasi .K. S. Nagabharana 1989 Rudraveena Telugu K.V.

Sathyu 1973 Achanum Bappayum Malayalam K. Sethumadhavan 1972 Do Boond Pani Hindi Khwaja Ahmad Abbas 1971 Thurakkatha Vaathil Malayalam P.S. Viswanath 1981 Bhavni Bhavai Gujarati Ketan Mehta 1980 22 June 1897 Marathi Nachiket. Bhaskaran 1970 Saat Hindustani Hindi Khwaja Ahmad Abbas 1969 Janma Bhoomi Malayalam John Sankaramangalam 1968 no award - .1982 Saptapadhi Telugu K.S. Jayoo Patwardhan 1979 Grahana Kannada T. Nagabharana 1978 no award - 1977 no award - 1976 no award - 1975 Parinay Hindi Kanthilal Rathod 1974 Garam Hawa Hindi M. S.

From the year 2001. to be eligible for the Award. a bronze statuette of Arjun and a scroll. Ram Sharma [edit] References 1. 300. ^ 54th National Film Awards The Hindu. Further. the award is given only in disciplines falling under the following categories: y y y Olympic Games / Asian Games / Commonwealth Games / World Cup / World Championship Disciplines and Cricket Indigenous Games Sports for the Physically Challenged Contents [hide] y y y y y y y y 1 Arjun Awardees in Archery 2 Arjun Awardees in Athletics 3 Arjun Awardees in Badminton 4 Arjun Awardees in Ball Badminton 5 Arjun Awardees in Basketball 6 Arjun Awardees in Billiards & Snooker 7 Arjun Awardees in Boxing 8 Arjun Awardees in Carrom .000. The Government has recently[when?] revised the scheme for the Arjun Award. a sportsperson should not only have had good performance consistently for the previous three years at the international level with excellence for the year for which the Award is recommended. The award carries a cash prize of Rs. but should also have shown qualities of leadership. sportsmanship and a sense of discipline. 2008. The Arjun Awards were instituted in 1961 by the government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. the number of disciplines for which the award is given was increased to include indigenous games and the physically handicapped category.1967 Subhash Chandra Hindi Piyush Ghosh 1966 Shaheed Hindi S. As per the revised guidelines. June 11. Over the years the scope of the award has been expanded and a large number of sportspersons who belonged to the pre-Arjun Award era were also included in the list.

y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y 9 Arjun Awardees in Chess 10 Arjun Awardees in Cricket 11 Arjun Awardees in Cycling 12 Arjun Awardees in Equestrian 13 Arjun Awardees in Football 14 Arjun Awardees in Golf 15 Arjun Awardees in Gymnastics 16 Arjun Awardees in Hockey 17 Arjun Awardees in Judo 18 Arjun Awardees in Kabaddi 19 Arjun Awardees in Lawn Tennis 20 Arjun Awardees in Rowing 21 Arjun Awardees in Shooting 22 Arjun Awardees in Squash 23 Arjun Awardees in Swimming 24 Arjun Awardees in Table Tennis 25 Arjun Awardees in Volleyball 26 Arjun Awardees in Weightlifting 27 Arjun Awardees in Wrestling 28 Arjun Awardees in Yachting 29 See also 30 External links [edit] Arjun Awardees in Archery No Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Recipient Name 1981 Krishna Das 1989 Shyam Lal 1991 Limba Ram 1992 Sanjeev Kumar Singh 2005 Tarundeep Rai 2005 Dola Banerjee 2006 Jayanta Talukdar [edit] Arjun Awardees in Athletics No 1 Year 1961 Recipient Name Gurbachan Singh Randhawa .

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1966 1967 1967 Tarlok Singh Stephie D'Souza Makhan Singh Kenneth Powell Ajmer Singh B. D. Anusuya Bai Bahadur Singh Chouhan Geeta Zutshi 10 1968 11 1968 12 1969 13 1970 14 1971 15 1972 16 1973 17 1974 18 1974 19 1975 20 1975 21 1976 22 1976 23 1978-79 Suresh Babu 24 1978-79 Angel Mary Joseph 25 1979-80 R. Valsamma Suresh Yadav . C. Barua Praveen Kumar Bhim Singh Joginder Singh Manjit Walia Harnek Singh Mohinder Singh Gill Edward Sequeira Vijay Singh Chauhan Sriram Singh T. Yohannan Shivnath Singh Hari Chand V. Gyanasekaran 26 1980-81 Gopal Saini 27 1981 28 1982 29 1982 30 1982 31 1983 Sabir Ali Charles Borromeo Chand Ram M. S.

32 1983 33 1984 34 1984 35 1985 36 1985 37 1985 38 1986 39 1987 40 1987 41 1987 42 1987 43 1988 44 1989 45 1990 46 1992 47 1993 48 1994 49 1995 50 1995 51 1996 52 1996 53 1997 54 1998 55 1998 56 1998 57 1998 58 1998 59 1999 60 1999 61 1999 P. Saramma Rosa Kutty Shakti Singh Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Ajit Bhaduria Padmini Thomas Reeth Abraham Sirichand Ram Neelam Jaswant Singh S. D. T. Usha Raj Kumar Shiny Abraham Raghubir Singh Bal Asha Agarwal Adille Sumariwala Suman Rawat Balwinder Singh Vandana Rao Bagicha Singh Vandana Shanbagh Ashwini Nachappa Mercy Kuttan Deena Ram Bahadur Prasad K. Eshan Rachita Mistry Paramjit Singh Gulab Chand Gurmit Kaur Parduman Singh .

Binu Chitra K. M. Soman [edit] Arjun Awardees in Badminton No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1965 1967 1969 1970 1971 1972 1974 Recipient Name Nandu Natekar Meena Shah Dinesh Khanna Suresh Goel Dipu Ghosh D.62 1999 63 2000 64 2000 65 2000 66 2000 67 2002 68 2002 69 2003 70 2003 71 2004 72 2004 73 2004 74 2005 75 2005 76 2006 77 2007 Sunita Rani K. Tambay S. J. Beenamol Yadvendra Vashishta (PH) Vijay Bhalchandra Munishwar .Powerlifting (PH) Joginder Singh Bedi (PH) (For Life time Contribution) Anju Bobby George Saraswati Saha Soma Biswas Madhuri Saxena Anil Kumar J. M. Shobha Devendra Jhajharia (Physically Challenged) Manjit Kaur Rajinder Singh Rahelu (Physically Challenged) K. V. Moorthy Prakash Padukone Raman Ghosh Davinder Ahuja Ami Ghia 10 1975 11 1976 .

Hari Dutt .T. Singh 13 1980-81 Syed Modi 14 1982 15 1982 16 1991 17 2000 18 1999 19 2003 20 2004 21 2005 22 2006 23 2006 24 2007 P. Ganguli Madhumita Bisht Rajeev Bagga Pullela Gopichand George Thomas Madasu Srinivas Rao (Physically Challenged) Abhinn Shyam Gupta Aparna Popat Chetan Anand Rohit Bhakar (Physically Challenged) Anup Sridhar [edit] Arjun Awardees in Ball Badminton No Year Recipient Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 1970 J. Sam Christ Das 1984 D. K. Kareem 1975 L. Rajaraman [edit] Arjun Awardees in Basketball No 1 2 3 4 Year 1961 1967 1968 1969 Recipient Name Sarbjit Singh Khushi Ram Gurdial Singh Hav. J. Pitchyya 1972 Ms.12 1977-78 Ms. Srinivasan 1973 A. Iqbal 1976 A.A.

5 6 7 8 9 1970 1971 1973 1974 1975 Gulam Abbas Moontasir Man Mohan Singh S.C. Mehatab Singh 1977-78 B. Kataria A. S Sharma Sajjan Singh Cheema [edit] Arjun Awardees in Billiards & Snooker No Year 1 2 3 Recipient Name 2002 Alok Kumar 2003 Pankaj Advani 2005 Anuja Prakash Thakur [edit] Arjun Awardees in Boxing No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1966 1968 1971 1972 1973 Recipient Name L. Muniswamy Venu Hav. Thapa 1978-79 C.K.S. K. Vijayaraghawan 11 1979-80 Om Prakash 12 1982 13 1991 14 1991 15 1999 Ajmer Singh Radhey Shyam Ms. Buddy D' Souza Hav. Chandranarayanan Hav. Dennis Swamy Hav. Machaiah . Badadur Mal Hawa Singh Hav. Punj Hanuman Singh 10 1977-78 T. P.

Singh 11 1980-81 Issac Amaldas 12 1981 13 1982 14 1983 15 1986 16 1987 17 1989 18 1991 19 1992 20 1993 21 1993 22 1995 23 1996 24 1998 25 1999 26 1999 27 2002 28 2003 29 2005 30 2006 31 2007 Hav. Mangte Chungneijang Marykom Akhil Kumar Vijender Kumar Verghese Johnson [edit] Arjun Awardees in Carrom No Year 1. Yadav Rajender Prasad Manoj Pingale Mukund Killekar V. Ali Qamar Ms. Kaur Singh Jas Lal Pradhan Jai Pal Singh Seeva Jayaram Gopal Dewang D.10 1979-80 B. Recipient Name 1996 A. G. Devarajan Raj Kumar Sangwan N.G. Maria Irudayam [edit] Arjun Awardees in Chess No Year Recipient Name . Manoharan Hav.S. Dingko Singh Gurcharan Singh Jitender Kumar Md.

V. Prasad Bhagyashree Thipsay Anupama Gokhale Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi Krishnan Sasikiran Koneru Humpy Surya Shekhar Ganguly Pentyala Harikrishna Dronavalli Harika 10 2002 11 2003 12 2005 13 2006 14 2007 [edit] Arjun Awardees in Cricket Sachin Tendulkar No 1 2 3 4 5 Year 1961 1964 1965 1966 1967 Recipient Name Saleem Durani Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Vijay Manjrekar Chandu Borde Ajit Wadekar .1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1961 Manuel Aaron 1980-81 Rohini Khadilkar 1983 1984 1985 1987 1987 1990 2000 Dibyendu Barua Pravin Thipsay Vishwanathan Anand D.

6 7 8 9

1968 1969 1970 1971

E.A.S. Prasanna Bishan Singh Bedi Dilip Sardesai Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan Eknath Solkar B.S. Chandrashekhar Sunil Gavaskar Shanta Rangaswamy

10 1972 11 1972 12 1975 13 1976

14 1977-78 Gundappa Vishwanath 15 1979-80 Kapil Dev Nikhanj 16 1980-81 Chetan Chauhan 17 1980-81 Syed Kirmani 18 1981 19 1982 20 1983 21 1984 22 1985 23 1986 24 1986 25 1989 26 1993 27 1993 28 1994 29 1995 30 1996 31 1997 32 1997 33 1998 34 1998 35 2000 Dilip Vengsarkar Mohinder Amarnath Diana Edulji Ravi Shastri Shubhangi Kulkarni Mohammad Azharuddin Sandhya Agarwal Madan Lal Manoj Prabhakar Kiran More Sachin Tendulkar Anil Kumble Javagal Srinath Ajay Jadeja Sourav Ganguly Rahul Dravid Nayan Mongia B.K. Venkatesh Prasad

36 2002 37 2003 38 2003 39 2005 40 2006

Virender Sehwag Harbhajan Singh Ms. Mithali Raj Ms. Anju Jain Ms. Anjum Chopra

[edit] Arjun Awardees in Cycling
No 1 2 3 Year 1975 Recipient Name Amar Singh

1978-79 Ms. M. Mahapatra 1983 A.R. Arthna

[edit] Arjun Awardees in Equestrian
No Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Recipient Name 1973 Dafadar Khan M. Khan 1976 Lt. Col. H.S. Sodhi 1982 Maj. R. Singh Brar 1982 Raghubir Singh (Equestrian) 1984 Capt. G. Mohd. Khan 1987 Maj. J.S. Ahluwalia 1991 Capt. Adhiraj Singh 2003 Capt. Rajesh Pattu 2004 Maj. Deep Kumar Ahlawat

[edit] Arjun Awardees in Football
No 1 2 3 Year 1961 1962 1963 Recipient Name P. K. Banerjee T. Balaram Chuni Goswami

4 5 6 7 8 9

1964 1965 1966 1967 1969 1970

Jarnail Singh Arun Lal Ghosh Yusuf Khan Peter Thangaraj Inder Singh Syed Naeemuddin C. P. Singh Magan Singh

10 1971 11 1973

12 1978-79 Gurdev Singh Gill 13 1979-80 Prasun Banerjee 14 1980-81 Mohammed Habib 15 1981 16 1983 17 1989 18 1997 19 1998 20 2002 Sudhir Karmakar Shanti Mullick S. Bhattacharjee B. S. K. Shankhwalker Baichung Bhutia I. M. Vijayan

[edit] Arjun Awardees in Golf
No Year 1 2 3 4 Recipient Name 1999 Chiranjeev Milkha Singh (Jeev Milkha Singh) 2002 Shiv Kapur 2004 Jyotinder Singh Randhawa (Jyoti Randhawa) 2007 Arjun Atwal

[edit] Arjun Awardees in Gymnastics
No Year 1 2 Recipient Name 1961 Shyam Lal 1975 Montu Debnath

J. Krishnamurthy Michael Kindo M. Fernandes 24 1979-80 Vasudevan Baskaran . Britto V. Harcharan Singh 23 1977-78 L. Sharma 1989 Ms. P. Laxman Udham Singh E. Mascarenhas Ashok Kumar A. Lumsden Charanjit Singh S. Govinda R. S.3 4 5 1985 Ms. Ganesh O. L. P. Saini 10 1967 11 1967 12 1968 13 1970 14 1971 15 1972 16 1973 17 1973 18 1974 19 1974 20 1975 21 1975 22 1977-78 Capt.) Kalpna Debnath [edit] Arjun Awardees in Hockey No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1961 1963 1964 1965 1965 1966 1966 1966 Recipient Name Prithipal Singh N. Kaur B. Peter Sunita Puri Gurbaksh Singh Harbinder Singh Mohinder Lal Balbir Singh Kular Ajit Pal Singh P. (Ms. Krupali Patel 2000 Dr.

Singh Pargat Singh Jagbir Singh Mervyn Fernandes Jude Felix Sabastain Dhanraj Pillai Mukesh Kumar A. P. S.25 1979-80 R. Surjit Singh Pritam Rani Siwach B. Mundphan 26 1980-81 Mohammed Shahid 27 1980-81 Eliza Nelson 28 1981 29 1983 30 1984 31 1984 32 1985 33 1985 34 1986 35 1988 36 1989 37 1990 38 1992 39 1994 40 1995 41 1995 42 1996 43 1996 44 1997 45 1997 46 1997 47 1998 48 1998 49 1998 50 1998 51 1998 52 1998 53 1998 54 1999 Versha Soni Zafar Iqbal Rajbir Kaur S. B. Omana Kumari Mohammed Riaz Baldev Singh Maharaj Krishna Kaushik Balbir Singh Kullar . Subbaiah Ashish Kumar Ballal Harmik Singh Surinder Singh Sodhi Rajinder Singh S. B. Maney Prem Maya Sonir Panda Muthanna J. M. Carvalho M. Dhillon S.

R. Col. Haripal Kaushik Ramandeep Singh V. Poonam Chopra 1998 Narender Singh 2003 Akram Shah 2004 Ms. Bhola Balkishan Singh Jalaluddin Rizvi Madhu Yadav Dilip Tirkey Gagan Ajit Singh Mamta Kharab Devesh Chauhan Suraj Lata Devi Deepak Thakur Innocent Helen Mary Viren Rasquinha Jyoti Sunita Kullu Prabhjot Singh [edit] Arjun Awardees in Judo No Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Recipient Name 1992 Sandeep Byala 1993 Cawas Billimoria 1996 Ms. J. Tombi Devi . S. Capt. Angom Anita Chanu 2007 Ms.55 1998 56 1998 57 1998 58 2000 59 2000 60 2000 61 2000 62 2000 63 2000 64 2002 65 2002 66 2002 67 2003 68 2003 69 2004 70 2004 71 2005 72 2006 73 2007 Lt. Phillips Baljeet Singh Saini Tingonleima Chanu Gp.

Homonappa 2002 Ram Mehar Singh 2003 Sanjeev Kumar 2004 Sunder Singh 2005 Ramesh Kumar 10 2006 Naveen Gautam [edit] Arjun Awardees in Lawn Tennis No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1966 1967 1974 Recipient Name Ramanathan Krishnan Naresh Kumar Jaidip Mukerjea Premjit Lall Vijay Amritraj 1978-79 Nirupama Mankad 1980-81 Ramesh Krishnan 1985 1990 Anand Amritraj Leander Paes Mahesh Bhupathi Gaurav Natekar Asif Ismail Akhtar Ali Sania Mirza 10 1995 11 1996 12 1997 13 2000 14 2004 .[edit] Arjun Awardees in Kabaddi No Year Recipient Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1998 Ashan Kumar 1998 Biswajit Palit 1999 Balwinder Singh 1999 Tirath Raj 2000 C.

Pandit Bhagirath Samai Mansher Singh Jaspal Rana Moraad A. M. Parveen Oberoy 1984 Capt. Khan Satendra Kumar 10 1985 11 1986 12 1993 13 1994 14 1996 15 1997 . Bhanwala 1996 Surender Singh Waldia 1999 Jagjit Singh 2000 Surender Singh Kanwasi 2004 Jenil Krishnan 2007 Bajranj Lal Thakur [edit] Arjun Awardees in Shooting No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1968 1969 1971 1972 Recipient Name Karni Singh Rajyashree Kumari Bhuvaneshwari Kumari Bhim Singh Udyan Chinubhai 1978-79 Randhir Singh 1981 1983 1983 S.S. J.A.[edit] Arjun Awardees in Rowing No Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Recipient Name 1981 Maj. P. Chauhan Mohinder Lal Soma Dutta A. Naik 1991 Naib Subedar Dalvir Singh 1994 Major R.

Sarang 1974 Manjari Bhargava (diving) .B.16 1997 17 1998 18 1998 19 1999 20 2000 21 2000 22 2000 23 2002 24 2002 25 2003 26 2004 27 2005 28 2006 29 2007 Shilpi Singh Manavjit Singh Roopa Unnikrishnan Vivek Singh Anjali Vedpathak Bhagwat Abhinav Bindra Gurbir Singh Anwer Sultan Suma Shirur Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Deepali A. (Tingoo) Khatau 1974 A. Deshpande Gagan Narang Vijay Kumar Avneet Kaur Sidhu [edit] Arjun Awardees in Squash No Year Recipient Name 1 2006 Sourav Ghosal [edit] Arjun Awardees in Swimming No Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Recipient Name 1961 Jam. Bajarangi Prasad 1966 Rima Datta 1967 Arun Shaw 1969 Baidyanath Nath 1971 Bhanwar Singh 1973 D.

Khodaiji Mir Kasim Ali G. Kutraleeshwaran 17 1998 Bhanu Sachdeva 18 1999 Nisha Millet 19 2000 Sebastian Xavier 20 2000 J. Deewan U. Chandrasekhar Kamlesh Mehta Monalisa Barua . Abhijith 21 2005 Shikha Tandon [edit] Arjun Awardees in Table Tennis No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1965 1966 1967 1969 1970 1971 1973 1976 Recipient Name J. Khodaiji N. Shailja 10 1979-80 Indu Puri 11 1980-81 Manjit Dua 12 1982 13 1985 14 1987 V.9 1975 M. Vohra G. Rana 10 1975 Smita Desai 11 1982 Persis Madan 12 1983 Anita Sood 13 1984 Khajan Singh 14 1988 Wilson Cherian 15 1990 Bula Choudhury 16 1996 V. Sundararaj F. R. R. Bajaj S. Jagannath K.S. F. R.C.

E. Reddy M. Raman Rao 10 1978-79 Kutty Krishan 11 1979-80 S.K. Purohit Saley Joseph Cyril C. R. S.K.M. Palanisamy Nripjit Singh Balwant Singh "Ballu" G. Sridharan R.15 1989 16 1990 17 1997 18 1998 19 2002 20 2004 21 2005 22 2006 Niyati Shah M. Rao Sub. Walia Chetan Baboor Subramaniam Raman Mantu Ghosh Achanta Sharath Kamal Soumyadeep Roy Subhajit Saha [edit] Arjun Awardees in Volleyball No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1972 1973 1974 1975 1975 1976 Recipient Name A. Elamma Jimmy George 1977-78 A. Mishra 12 1982 13 1983 14 1984 15 1986 16 1989 17 1990 18 1991 19 1999 G. Insp. Vallor Abdul Basith Dalel Singh Ror K.S. Udaya Kumar Sukhpal Singh .C. Singh K.

20 2000 21 2002 P. Kunjarani Chhaya Adak Bharati Singh .V. Devan Jyotsna Dutta R. Balamuruganandam 10 1974 11 1975 12 1976 13 1977-78 M. Chandra N. Daroga Mehar Chand Bhaskar Jag Mohan Sapra G.L. Karaunakaran 15 1981 16 1982 17 1983 18 1985 19 1986 20 1987 21 1989 22 1990 23 1990 24 1991 25 1993 B. John Gabriel Arun Kumar Dass S. Ramana Ravikant Reddy [edit] Arjun Awardees in Weightlifting No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1963 1965 1966 1967 1970 1971 1972 Recipient Name A. Vellaiswamy Dalbir Singh K.N. Rao B. Selvan 14 1978-79 E.K.E.T.K.S. Salwan Anil Kumar Mandal S. Dass K. Bhatia Mohan Lal Ghosh S. Satpathy Tara Singh Vispy K. Ghosh L.

Udey Chanf Malwa G.26 1994 27 1997 28 1997 29 1998 30 1999 31 2000 32 2002 33 2006 K. Malleswari Paramjit Sharma N. Andalkar Bishamber Singh Bhim Singh Mukhtiar Singh Master Chandgi Ram (Indian style wrestling) Sudesh Kumar Prem Nath Jagroop Singh Satpal 10 1973 11 1974 12 1978-79 Rajinder Singh 13 1980-81 Jagminder Singh 14 1982 15 1985 16 1987 17 1988 18 1989 19 1990 Kartar Singh Mahabir Singh Subhash Rajesh Kumar Satywan Ombir Singh . Laxmi Satheesha Rai Dalbir Singh Sanamacha Chanu Thingbaijan Thandava Murthy Muthu Geeta Rani [edit] Arjun Awardees in Wrestling No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1961 1962 1963 1964 1966 1967 1969 1970 1972 Recipient Name Hav.

20 1992 21 1993 22 1997 23 1997 24 1998 25 1998 26 1999 27 2000 28 2000 29 2000 30 2000 31 2002 32 2002 33 2003 34 2004 35 2005 36 2006 37 2007 Pappu Yadav Ashok Kumar Jagdish Singh Sanjay Kumar Kaka Pawar Rohtas Singh Dahiya Ashok Kumar Randhir Singh Kripa Shakar Patel K. Contractor Afsar Hussain 1978-79 Cdr. Pradipak . S. Cdr. J. S.D. Mongia 1981 1982 1982 1982 1986 1987 Zarir Karanjia Farokh Tarapore Fali Unwalla Jeeja Unwalla Lt. K. Jadhav (Posthumously) Naresh Kumar Palwinder Singh Cheema Sujeet Mann Shokhinder Tomar Anuj Kumar Sushil Kumar Geetika Jakhar Alka Tomar [edit] Arjun Awardees in Yachting No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year 1970 1973 Recipient Name Lt. S. Dhruv Bhandari C.

the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation.10 1990 11 1993 12 1996 13 1999 14 2002 P. K. search Bharat Ratna Award Information Type Category Instituted Last Awarded Total Awarded Awarded by Civilian General 1954 2008 41 Government . Cdr. Kelly Subbanand Rao (Posthumously) Aashim Mongia Nitin Mongia [edit] See also Bharat Ratna From Wikipedia. Garg Cdr. Homi Motiwala Lt.

and was designed to be worn around the recipient's neck. Rajendra Prasad.of India Description An image of the Sun along with the words "Bharat Ratna". inscribed in Devanagari script. Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the states with the highest number(7) of awardees followed closely by Maharashtra(6). awarded for the highest degrees of national service. the awarding of the Bharat Ratna was suspended from July 13. such as the Padma Vibhushan. The honour has been awarded to forty one persons. the specifications for the award called for a circular gold medal carrying the state emblem and motto."[3] Unlike knights. a list which includes two non-Indians and a naturalized Indian citizen. but they do have a place in the Indian order of precedence. Originally. This service includes artistic. The reverse side of the medal carries the state emblem and motto. The actual award is designed in the shape of a peepul leaf and carries with the words "Bharat Ratna".[4] Along with other major national honours. The award is attached to a two-inch wide ribbon. on a peepul leaf Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Bhimsen Joshi Award Rank None Bharat Ratna Vibhushan Padma First Awardee(s) Last Awardee(s) Bharat Ratna (translates to Jewel of India[1] or Gem of India[2] in English) is India's highest civilian award. 1980. as well as "recognition of public service of the highest order. It is uncertain if a design in accordance with the original specifications was ever made. The award was established by the first President of India. 1954. and scientific achievements. Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. among other things. inscribed in Devanagari script. 1977 to January 26. on January 2. . literary. holders of the Bharat Ratna carry no special title nor any other honorifics.

the only case of an award being withdrawn.2 Award to Abul Kalam Azad 3 Specifications 4 Living Recipients of the Bharat Ratna o 4. . on January 2. 1954. though this provision was added in the January 1955 statute.2 Foreign Recipients 5 Complete list of the Awardees 6 References 7 External links [edit] History The order was established by Dr Rajendra Prasad.1 Indian Recipients o 4.Contents [hide] y y y y y y y 1 History 2 Controversies o 2.1 Award to Subhas Chandra Bose o 2. Subsequently. The original statutes of January 1954 did not make allowance for posthumous awards (and this perhaps explains why the decoration was never awarded to Mahatma Gandhi). 1980. there have been twelve posthumous awards. President of India. 1977 to January 26. including the award to Subhash Chandra Bose in 1992. which was later withdrawn due to a legal technicality. The award was briefly suspended from July 13.

Later he was awarded posthumously in 1992. The awarding of this honor though. G. 35 mm in diameter. The reverse was to carry the state emblem and motto. This is the only case of an award being withdrawn. It was to be worn around the neck from a white ribbon. Ramachandran While there was no formal provision that recipients of the Bharat Ratna should be Indian citizens.[5] [edit] Specifications The original specifications for the award called for a circular gold medal.P. he promptly declined it saying that it should not be given to those who have been on the selection committee. [edit] Living Recipients of the Bharat Ratna [edit] Indian Recipients y y y y y A. There has been one award to a naturalized Indian citizen ² Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. The Award Committee could not give conclusive evidence of Bose¶s death and thus it invalidated the posthumous award. has frequently been the subject of litigation questioning the constitutional basis of such. with the sun and the Hindi legend "Bharat Ratna" above and a floral wreath below.The Bharta Ratna Citation. the certificate conferred to Late M. [edit] Award to Abul Kalam Azad When the award was offered to freedom fighter and India's first Minister of Education. better known as Mother Teresa (1980). [edit] Controversies [edit] Award to Subhas Chandra Bose Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1992. It was withdrawn in response to a Supreme Court of India directive following a Public Interest Litigation filed in the Court against the posthumous nature of the award. this seems to have been the general assumption. There is no indication that any specimens of this design were ever produced and one year later the design was altered. The award was later withdrawn due to a legal technicality. Abul Kalam Azad. and two to non-Indians ² Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1987) and Nelson Mandela (1990).J Abdul Kalam (1997) Ravi Shankar (1999) Amartya Sen (1999) Lata Mangeshkar (2001) Bhimsen Joshi (2008) .

No Name Awarded Notes 1. Andhra Pradesh 2. Home Minister Uttar Pradesh (now Uttarakhand) 8. Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1888 1975 1954 Second President. Freedom Fighter Uttar Pradesh 5. Raman 1888 1970 1954 Nobel-prize winning Physicist Tamil Nadu 4. V. Freedom Fighter.[edit] Foreign Recipients y Nelson Mandela (1990) [edit] Complete list of the Awardees Birth / death Indian state or country of origin S. Social Reformer. Tamil Nadu 3. Bhagwan Das 1869 1958 1955 Literature. Author. Uttar Pradesh 7. First Vice President. Freedom Fighter. Sir C. Jawaharlal Nehru 1889 1964 1955 First Prime Minister. Govind Ballabh Pant 1887 1961 1957 Freedom Fighter. Diwan of Princely state of Mysore Karnataka 6. Sir Mokshagundam 1861 Visvesvarayya 1962 1955 Civil Engineer. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari 1878 1972 1954 Last Governor-General. Philosopher. Dam Architect. Maharashtra Awarded in his birth centenary . Dhondo Keshav Karve 1858 1962 1958 Educationist.

Social Reformer. Freedom Fighter. V. B. Politician. Orissa 17. Kamaraj 1903 1975 1976 Posthumous. Roy 1882 1962 1961 Physician. Republic of Macedonia 19. K. 18. Indira Gandhi 1917 1984 1971 Former Prime Minister Uttar Pradesh 16. Giri 1894 1980 1975 Former President. Zakir Hussain 1897 1969 1963 Former President. Andhra Pradesh 13. Dr. Jurist Bihar 12. Rajendra Prasad 1884 1963 1962 First President. Dr. Dr. Pandurang Vaman 1880 Kane 1972 1963 Indologist and Sanskrit scholar Maharashtra 14.year. C. Mother Teresa 1910 1997 1980 Nobel Laureate (Peace. 9. Maharashtra . Tamil Nadu Chief Minister-Tamil Nadu. Former Chief Minister of West Bengal West Bengal 10. Freedom Fighter Uttar Pradesh 15. Freedom Fighter. Educationist Uttar Pradesh 11. V. 1979). Lal Bahadur Shastri 1904 1966 1966 Posthumous. Second Prime Minister. Acharya Vinoba 1895 1983 Posthumous. Scholar. Purushottam Das Tandon 1882 1962 1961 Freedom Fighter. Trade Unionist.

Chief MinisterTamil Nadu. Former Prime Minister New Delhi 25. Maharashtra 29. Actor. Freedom Fighter. M. Ramachandran 1917 1987 1988 Posthumous. Freedom Fighter. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 1888 1958 1992 Posthumous. Architect-Indian Constitution. 26. B. J. Gujarat 27. Satyajit Ray 1922 1992 1992 Film Director . 1918 1990 Second non-citizen and first non-Indian. Sardar Vallabhbhai 1875 Patel 1950 1991 Posthumous.Oscar winner West Bengal .Social Reformer. R. Tamil Nadu 22. R. Nelson Mandela b. Gujarat First Home Minister of India. Leader of AntiApartheid movement. Freedom Fighter. West Bengal First Education Minister of India 28. G. Pakistan 21. Khan Abdul Ghaffar 1890 Khan 1988 1987 First non-citizen.Bhave 1982 Freedom Fighter. Rajiv Gandhi 1944 1991 1991 Posthumous. Ambedkar 1891 1956 1990 Posthumous. 20. South Africa 24. Freedom Fighter. Morarji Desai 1896 1995 1991 Former Prime Minister. D. Economist and Scholar Maharashtra 23. Tata 1904 1993 1992 Industrialist and philanthropist.

Jayaprakash Narayan 1902 1979 1998 Posthumous. Bihar Social Reformer. Abdul Kalam b. Minister of Agriculture (Father of Green revolution). Subbulakshmi 1916 2004 1998 Carnatic music vocalist. Freedom fighter. M. Tamil Nadu 35.P.30. 36. Amartya Sen b. 1920 1999 Classical sitar player Uttar Pradesh 37. shehnai maestro Bihar 41. Lata Mangeshkar b. Gopinath Bordoloi 1890 1950 1999 Posthumous. Chidambaram Subramaniam 1910 2000 1998 Freedom Fighter. 1922 2008 Classical singer Maharashtra . Pandit Ravi Shankar b. former Prime Punjab Minister. Chief Minister Assam 39. Tamil Nadu 34. Freedom Fighter. A. 1931 1997 Former President. Gulzarilal Nanda 1898 1998 1997 Freedom Fighter. Tamil Nadu 31. Freedom Fighter. Aruna Asaf Ali 1908 1996 1997 Posthumous. 1933 1999 Nobel-prize winning Economist West Bengal 38. Scientist. 32.J. Bismillah Khan 1916 2006 2001 Classical musician. S. Bhimsen Joshi b. 1929 2001 Singer Maharashtra 40. West Bengal 33.

of India Padma Vibushan. Pahela Varg Medium Pink Satyendra Nath Bose & others (1954) Justice (Dr) A. search Padma Vibhushan Award Information Type Category Instituted First Awarded Last Awarded Total Awarded Awarded by Previous Name(s) Civilian General 1954 1954 2008 242 Govt.From Wikipedia. the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation. Anand & others (2008) Award Rank Ribbon First Awardee(s) Last Awardee(s) Bharat Ratna Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan .S.

The obverse side had the Indian state emblem with the legend Desh Seva (National Service) above and a lotus wreath below. with an embossed lotus flower in the center and the legend "Padma Vibhusman" above and a floral wreath below. including government service.2 Second medallion (1955-1957) o 2. 242 people have received the award. . The award was suspended between 1977 and 1980. 1-3/8 inches in diameter. It was established on January 2. As of March 2009. Contents [hide] y y y y 1 History 2 Medallion details o 2. [edit] Medallion details [edit] First medallion (1954-1955) The initial medal was a circular gold medal. However the structure was changed in 1955 and there is no record of the award being presented to any of the recipients in the original structure.1 First medallion (1954-1955) o 2. No record exists to show whether this design was used to present a medal to any of the awardees. No award was made between 1992 and 1998 as well. It consists of a medal and a citation and is awarded by the President of India.The Padma Vibhushan is India's second highest civilian honour. 1954. It is awarded to recognize exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field. Padma Vibhushan was originally established as the Pahela Varg (First Class) of a three-class "Padma Vibhushan" awards. It comes after the Bharat Ratna and before the Padma Bhushan.3 Current medallion (1957-current) 3 List of Awardees 4 External links [edit] History The award was established by Presidential decree on 2 January 1954.

[edit] List of Awardees Year Name Field State Country 1954 Dr. Krishna Menon Public Affairs Kerala India 1955 Dr.[edit] Second medallion (1955-1957) In 1955. Satyendra Nath Bose Literature & Education West Bengal India 1954 Dr.D.R. Zakir Hussain Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1954 Shri Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1954 Shri Jigme Dorji Wangchuk Public Affairs Bihar India 1954 Nand Lal Bose Arts West Bengal India 1954 Shri V. The center had a lotus flower with four major petals embossed in white gold.K. Dhondo Keshav Karve Literature & Education Maharashtra India 1955 J. Tata Trade & Industry Maharashtra India . [edit] Current medallion (1957-current) In 1957. Above and below this flower. the badge design was retained but the material changed from toned bronze to burnished bronze. the name of the decoration Padma Vibhushan was embossed in silver-gilt. the badge design was altered to be a "mainly circular" 1-3/16-inch toned bronze badge with geometrical patterns.

Varda Raja Iyengar Civil Service Tamil Nadu India 1962 Padmaja Naidu Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1962 Vijayalakshmi Pandit Civil Service Uttar Pradesh India 1963 Dr.1956 Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh India 1956 Fazal Ali Public Affairs Bihar India 1956 Jankibai Bajaj Social Work Madhya Pradesh India 1957 Ghanshyam Das Birla Trade & Industry Rajasthan India 1957 Motilal Chimanlal Setalvad Law and Public affairs Maharashtra India 1957 Shriprakash Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1959 John Matthai Literature & Education Kerala India 1959 Radhabinod Pal Public Affairs West Bengal India 1959 Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta Social Work Maharashtra India 1960 Naryana Raghvan Pillai Public Affairs Tamil Nadu India 1962 H. Arcot Lakshman Swami Medicine Tamil Nadu India .

Mudaliar 1963 Dr. Gopinath Kaviraj Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh India 1964 Acharya Kalelkar Literature & Education Maharashtra India 1965 Arjan Singh Civil Service Delhi India 1965 Joyanto Nath Chaudhuri Civil Service West Bengal India 1965 Mehdi Nawaz Jung Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1966 Valerian Cardinal Gracias Social Work Maharashtra India 1967 Bhola Nath Jha Civil Service Uttar Pradesh India 1967 Chandra Kisan Daphtary Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1967 Hafix Mohammed Ibrahim Civil Service Andhra Pradesh India 1967 Pattadakal Venkanna R Rao Civil Service Andhra Pradesh India 1968 Mahadev Srihari Ane Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh India . Suniti Kumar Chatterji Literature & Education West Bengal India 1963 Hari Vinayak Pataskar Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1964 Pt.

Capt. Vaidyanatha Kalyana Sundaram Public Affairs Delhi India 1968 Kripal Singh Civil Service Delhi India 1969 Hargobind Khorana Science & Engineering Massachusetts United States 1969 Mohan Sinha Mehta Civil Service Rajasthan India 1969 Dattatraya Shridhar Joshi Civil Service Maharashtra India 1969 Ghananand Pande Civil Service Uttar Pradesh India 1969 Rajeshwar Dayal Civil Service Delhi India 1970 Binay Ranjan Sen Civil Service West Bengal India 1970 Dr Tara Chand Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh India 1970 Paramasiva Prabhakar Kumaramangalam Civil Service Tamil Nadu India 1970 Grp. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Science & Engineering Illinois United States 1968 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Statistical Science Delhi India 1968 K. Suranjan Das Civil Service West Bengal India .1968 Dr.

General Harbaksh Singh Military Service Punjab India 1970 A. Nanda Civil Service Delhi India 1972 Pratap Chandra Lal Civil Service Punjab India 1972 Aditya Nath Jha Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh India 1972 Jivraj N. Rameswami Mudaliar Civil Service Andhra Pradesh India 1970 Anthony Lancelot Dias Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1971 Dr. Vithal Nagesh Shirodkar Medicine Goa India 1971 Balaram Sivaraman Civil Service Tamil Nadu India 1971 Bimal Prasad Chaliha Civil Service Assam India 1971 Uday Shankar Arts Maharashtra India 1971 Sumati Morarjee Civil Service Maharashtra India 1971 Ustad Allauddin Khan Arts West Bengal India 1972 S. M. Mehta Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1972 P. Balacharya Gajendragadkar Public Affairs Maharashtra India .1970 Lt.

N. Kasturi Ranga Varadarja Rao Civil Service Karnataka India 1974 Benode Behari Mukherjee Arts West Bengal India 1974 Harish Chandra Sarin Civil Service Delhi India .1972 Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai Science & Engineering Gujarat India 1972 Sam Manekshaw Military Service Tamil Nadu India 1972 Ghulam Mohammed Sadiq Public Affairs Jammu and Kashmir India 1972 Hormasji Maneckji Seervai Law and Public affairs Maharashtra India 1973 Daulat Singh Kothari Science & Engineering Delhi India 1973 Nagendra Singh Public Affairs Rajasthan India 1973 Tirumalrao Swaminathan Civil Service Tamil Nadu India 1973 U. Dhebar Social Work Gujarat India 1973 Basanti Devi Civil Service West Bengal India 1973 Nellie Sengupta Social Work West Bengal India 1974 V.

S. Kalpathi Ramakrishna Ramanathan Science & Engineering Kerala India 1976 Kalu Lal Shrimali Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh India 1976 Giani Gurmukh Singh Mussafir Literature & Education Punjab India . Subbulakshmi Arts Tamil Nadu India 1975 Mary Clubwala Jadhav Social Work Tamil Nadu India 1976 Col. Bashir Hussain Zaidi Literature & Education Delhi India 1976 Dr.1974 Niren De Law and Public Affairs West Bengal India 1975 Basanti Dulal Nag Chaudhuri Literature & Education West Bengal India 1975 Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1975 Durgabai Deshmukh Social Work Maharashtra India 1975 Premlila Vithaldas Thackersey Literature & Education Maharashtra India 1975 Raja Ramanna Science & Engineering Karnataka India 1975 Homi Nusserwanji Sethna Civil Service Maharashtra India 1975 M.

Balasaraswati Arts Tamil Nadu India 1980 Rai Krishnadasa Civil Service Uttar Pradesh India 1980 Ustad Bismillah Khan Arts Uttar Pradesh India 1981 Satish Dhawan Science & Engineering Karnataka India 1981 Ravi Shankar Arts Uttar Pradesh India .1976 Keshava Shankar Pillai Arts Delhi India 1976 Salim Moizuddin Ali Abdul Science & Engineering Uttar Pradesh India 1976 Satyajit Ray Arts West Bengal India 1977 Om Prakash Mehra Civil Service Punjab India 1977 Ajudhia Nath Khosla Civil Service Delhi India 1977 Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee Public Affairs West Bengal India 1977 Ali Yavar Jung Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1977 Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh Literature & Education Delhi India 1977 T.

Devidas Alias Baba Amte Social Work Maharashtra India 1987 Dr.1982 Mira Behn Social Work United Kingdom 1985 C. N. R. Rao Science & Engineering Karnataka India 1985 Mambillikalathil Kumar Menon Civil Service Kerala India 1986 Autar Singh Paintal Medicine Delhi India 1986 Birju Maharaj Arts Delhi India 1986 Shri M. Manmohan Singh Civil Service Delhi India 1987 Arun Shridhar Vaidya Civil Service Maharashtra India 1987 Kamladevi Chattopadhyay Social Work Karnataka India 1988 Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa Literature & Education Karnataka India 1988 Mirza Hameedullah Beg Law and Public Affairs Delhi India 1988 Pandurang Shastri Athavale Social Work and Religious Work Maharashtra India . Benjamin Peary Pal Science & Engineering Punjab India 1987 Dr.

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam Science & Engineering Tamil Nadu India 1990 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer Arts Tamil Nadu India 1990 Vallmpadugai Srinivasa Raghavan Arunachalam Literature & Education Delhi India 1990 Bhabatosh Dutta Literature & Education West Bengal India 1990 Kumar Gandharva Arts Karnataka India 1990 Triloki Nath Chaturvedi Civil Service Karnataka India 1991 Indraprasad Gordhanbhai Patel Science & Engineering Gujarat India 1991 Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna Arts Tamil Nadu India 1991 Hirendra Nath Mukherjee Public Affairs West Bengal India 1991 N.1989 M. G. S. Swaminathan Science & Engineering Delhi India 1989 Umashankar Dikshit Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh India 1989 Ustad Ali Akbar Khan Arts West Bengal India 1990 Dr. Ranga Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India .

Husain Arts Maharashtra India 1992 Dr.F.V.Shantaram Arts Maharashtra India 1992 Dr. Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre Alias Dr. Mallikarjun Bheemarayappa Mansur Arts Karnataka India 1992 Dr.1991 Rajaram Shastri Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh India 1991 Gulzari Lal Nanda Public Affairs Gujarat India 1991 Khusro Faramurz Rustamji Civil Service Maharashtra India 1991 M. Sivaramakrishna Iyer Padmavati Medicine Delhi India 1992 Pandit Lakshmanshastri Joshi Literature & Education Maharashtra India 1992 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Public Affairs Delhi India 1992 Govinddas Shroff Literature & Education Maharashtra India 1992 Kaloji Narayana Rao Arts Andhra Pradesh India 1992 Ravi Narayan Reddy Public Affairs Andhra Pradesh India 1992 Sardar Swaran Singh Public Affairs Punjab India .

R. Krishna Iyer Law and Public Affairs Kerala India 1999 Kumari Lata Mangeshkar Arts Maharashtra India 1999 Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Arts Karnataka India 1999 Shri Braj Kumar Nehru Civil Service Himachal Pradesh India .1992 Aruna Asaf Ali Public Affairs Delhi India 1998 Lakshmi Sahgal Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh India 1998 Usha Mehta Social Work Maharashtra India 1998 Nani Ardeshir Palkhivala Law and Public Affairs Maharashtra India 1998 Walter Sisulu Public Affairs South Africa 1999 Rajagopala Chidambaram Science & Engineering Tamil Nadu India 1999 Sarvepalli Gopal Literature & Education Tamil Nadu India 1999 Verghese Kurien Science & Engineering Gujarat India 1999 Justice Hans Raj Khanna Public Affairs Delhi India 1999 Justice V.

1999 Dharma Vira Civil Service Delhi India 1999 Shri Lallan Prasad Singh Civil Service Delhi India 1999 Nana Deshmukh Social Work Delhi India 1999 Shri Pandurang Shastri Athavale Social Work Maharashtra India 1999 Satish Gujral Arts Delhi India 1999 Damal Krishnaswamy Pattammal Arts Tamil Nadu India 2000 Krishen Behari Lall Civil Service Delhi India 2000 Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan Science & Engineering Karnataka India 2000 Manohar Singh Gill Civil Service Delhi India 2000 Kelucharan Mohapatra Arts Orissa India 2000 Hari Prasad Chaurasia Arts Maharashtra India 2000 Pandit Jasraj Arts Maharashtra India 2000 Jagdish Natwarlal Bhagwati Literature & Education Gujarat India 2000 Kakkadan Nandanath Raj Literature & Education Kerala India .

Chakravarthi Vijayaraghava Narasimhan Civil Service Tamil Nadu India 2001 Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma Arts Maharashtra India 2001 Prof. Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao Science & Engineering United States 2001 Dr.2000 Bhairab Dutt Pande Civil Service Uttarakhand India 2000 Maidavolu Narasmiham Trade & Industry Andhra Pradesh India 2000 Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayan Literature & Education Tamil Nadu India 2000 Sikander Bakht Public Affairs Delhi India 2000 Tarlok Singh Civil Service Delhi India 2001 Dr. Man Mohan Sharma Science & Engineering Maharashtra India 2001 Amjad Ali Khan Arts Delhi India 2001 Benjamin Arthur Gilman Public Affairs United States 2001 Hosei Norota Public Affairs Japan 2001 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Arts Maharashtra India .

2001 John Kenneth Galbraith Literature & Education United States 2001 Kotta Satchidananda Murty Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh India 2001 Zubin Mehta Arts India 2002 Dr.) Gangubai Hangal Arts Karnataka India 2002 Pandit Kishan Maharaj Arts Uttar Pradesh India 2002 Shri Soli Jehangir Sorabjee Law Delhi India 2002 Smt.(Smt. Chakravthi Rangarajan Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh India 2002 Dr. Kishori Amonkar Arts Maharashtra India 2003 Bal Ram Nanda Literature & Education Delhi India 2003 Kazi Lhendup Dorji Kangsarpa Public Affairs West Bengal India 2003 Sonal Mansingh Arts Delhi India 2003 Bhrihaspati Dev Triguna Medicine Delhi India 2004 Justice Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah Law and Public Affairs Karnataka India .

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after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan. 1954 by the President of India.y List of Padma Vibhushan awardees The Padma Bhushan award is an Indian civilian decoration established on January 2. It stands third in the hierarchy of civilian awards. but comes before the Padma Shri. Padma Bhushan Award Information Type Category Instituted First Awarded Last Awarded Total Awarded Awarded by Civilian General 1954 1954 2009 1034 Govt. in any field. of India Award Rank Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan Padma Shri Award Information Type Category Instituted First Awarded Last Awarded War Time Gallantry National Bravery 1950 1947 1999 . It is awarded to recognize distinguished service of a high order to the nation.

whether on land. when eleven were given to the Indian Air Force. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star with circular center-piece bearing the gilded state emblem of India in the center. Contents [hide] y y y y 1 Appearance 2 History 3 References 4 External links [edit] Appearance The medal is made of standard silver and is circular in shape.[1] [edit] History More than 155 acts of bravery and selfless courage have been recognized since the inception of the medal. It may be awarded posthumously. at sea or in the air. the orange being near the left shoulder. Award Rank Param Vir Chakra Maha Veera Chakra Vir Chakra The Maha Vira Chakra (MVC) is the second highest military decoration in India and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy. The most MVCs awarded in a single conflict was in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.2 cm in width. The words "Mahavira Chakra" are embossed in Devanagari and English on the reverse with two lotus flowers in the middle. there are six known awards of a first bar: Wing Commander . The decoration is worn on the left breast with a half-white and half-orange riband about 3.Awarded by Description Govt. Literally Maha Veera Chakra means wheel of a great hero. of India The second highest military decoration in India. Provision was made for the award of a bar for a second award of the Maha Vira Chakra. the first two being awarded in 1965. To date.

Award of the decoration carried with it the right to use M.V. Wing Commander Padmanabha Gautam (6 September 1965 and 5 December 1971 [posthumous]). No second bars have been awarded. and Brigadier Sant Singh (2 November 1965 and January 1972).htm [edit] External links y y Official list of Maha Vir Chakra recipients Writeups on Maha Vir Chakra winners Award Information Type War Time Gallantry National Bravery 1950 1947 1999 Category Instituted First Awarded Last Awarded .Jag Mohan Nath (1962 and 1 September 1965).india9. [edit] References 1. Colonel Chewang Rinchen (July 1948 and 8 December 1971). as a postnominal abbreviation.. ^ http://www. General Arun Shridhar Vaidya (16 September 1965 and 5 December 1971).C. Major General Rajindar Singh (19 March 1948 and 6 September 1965).com/i9show/Mahavir-Chakra-27619.

(Param = Highest. by the President of India. with effect from 15 August 1947 (the date of Indian independence). Major Som Nath Sharma (posthumous) Captain Vikram Batra (posthumous) First Awardee(s) Last Awardee(s) Award Rank none Param Vir Chakra Maha Vir Chakra For the Indian-born British composer. and is awarded for the "most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent valour or self-sacrifice" other than in . Award of the decoration carries with it the right to use P. US Medal of Honor. see Param Vir The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.V. George. [1] It can be. (see List of Indian Victoria Cross recipients).C. V r = Brave (warrior). as a postnominal abbreviation.Total Awarded Awarded by Description 21 Govt. It is the second highest award of the government of India after Bharat Ratna (amendment in the statute on 26 January 1980 resulted in this order of wearing). and often has been. Chakra = wheel/medal). Param Vir means "Bravest of the Brave" in Sanskrit. It replaced the former British colonial Victoria Cross (VC). there have been no such awards. Provision was made for the award of a bar for second (or subsequent) awards of the Param Vir Chakra. similar to the British Victoria Cross. It can be awarded to officers or enlisted personnel from all branches of the Indian military. The Ashoka Chakra is the peace time equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra. of India The highest military decoration in India. The PVC was established on 26 January 1950 (the date of India becoming a republic). awarded posthumously. or French Legion of Honor or Russian Cross of St. To date.

Contents [hide] y y y y y y 1 Design 2 Decorated personnel 3 Commemorations 4 More information 5 Notes 6 External links [edit] Design The medal was designed by Savitri Khanolkar (born Eva Yuonne Linda Maday-de-Maros to a Hungarian father and Russian mother) who was married to an Indian Army officer. This was done following a request from the first native Adjutant General. On the death of the recipient. In addition. the first Prime Minister of the Indian Union. the stipend stood at Rs. The paltry amount of the pension has been a rather controversial issue throughout the life of the decoration. The award also carries a cash allowance for those under the rank of lieutenant (or the appropriate service equivalent) and. 1500 per month. .the face of the enemy. The decoration may be awarded either to military or civilian personnel and may be awarded posthumously Ashoka Chakra Award. Coincidentally. Vikram Khanolkar. Subedar Major Bana Singh of the Eighth Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry was the only serving personnel of the Indian defence establishment with a Param Vir Chakra till the Kargil operations. in some cases. a cash award. Major General Hira Lal Atal. who in turn had been entrusted with the responsibility of coming up with an Indian equivalent of the Victoria Cross by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. By March 1999. the pension is transferred to the widow until her death or remarriage. many states have established individual pension rewards that far exceeds the central government's stipend for the recipients of the decoration.

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