Ahead of the 71st Republic Day, names of 118 awardees who will be conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Awards, for the highest civilian honor of Indian Republic, have been announced.
Beni Chandra Jamatia from Tripura has been one of the 118 listed names. He had been recognized by the government for his contribution in the field of education and literature.
Among the others, 13 are from Northeast India. Here is a complete list of Padma Shri awardees from Northeast India
PP Bora in Art (Assam),
Lil Bahadur Chettri in Literature and Education (Assam),
Oinam Bembem Devi in Sports (Manipur),
C Kamlova in Literature and Education (Mizoram) and
Dr Ravi Kannan R in Medicine (Assam).
Sathyanarayan Mundayoor in Social Work (Arunachal Pradesh)
Pu Lalbiakthanga Pachuau in Literature and Education -Journalism (Mizoram)
Jogendra Nath Phukan in Literature and Education (Assam)
Tarundeep Rai in Sports (Sikkim)
Trinity Saioo in Agriculture (Meghalaya)
Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma in Medicine (Assam)
Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi in Literature and Education (Arunachal Pradesh)