Three Eminent Parsis in Padma List

The President of India has approved the conferment of PadmaAwards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. These comprise 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 PadmaBhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 ladies among the awardees.

Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in all disciplines/ fields of activities, viz. art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

The Parsis included are :

Padma Bhushan

Dr. Noshir H Wadia

Medicine-Neurology Maharashtra
Dr. Homi K.Bhabha

Literature and Education UK *

Padma Shree

Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam Public Affairs Maharashtra

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Courtesy : Jehangir Bisney


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