Former CM Tarun Gogoi Conferred Padma Bhusan Posthumously

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Former Chief Minister of Assam late Tarun Gogoi has been conferred the prestigious ‘Padma Bhushan’ posthumously for distinguished service of high order in the field of public affairs.

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories namely – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri by the President of India.

Along with Gogoi, 13 more personalities from the north-east region were awarded ‘Padma Shri’ for this year.  

Below is the list of awardees –

Assam

  • Ms. Lakhimi Baruah – Social Work
  • Shri Gopiram Bargayn Burabhakat- Art
  • Ms. Bijoya Chakravarty – Public Affairs
  • Shri Mangal Singh Hazowary – Literature and Education
  • Shri Dulal Manki – Art
  • Ms. Birubala Rabha – Social Work
  • Shri Roman Sarmah – Literature and Education, Journalism
  • Shri Imran Shah – Literature and Education

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa – Sports

Manipur

  • Ms. Radhe Devi – Art
  • Shri Rewben Mashangva – Art

Mizoram

  • Ms. Sangkhumi Bualchhuak Social Work

Meghalaya

  • Shri Nanadro B Marak Others- Agriculture
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