3.      Dr Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (1888-1970)                       1954
       4.      Dr Bhagwan Das (1869-1958)                                        1955
       5.      Dr Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (1861-1962)                          1955
       6.      Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964)                                  1955
       7.      Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant (1887-1961)                               1957
       8.      Dr Dhondo Keshav Karve (1858-1962)                                1958
       9.      Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882-1962)                                 1961
       10.     Purushottam Das Tandon (1882-1962)                                1961
       11.     Dr Rajendra Prasad (1884-1963)                                    1962
       12.     Dr Zakir Hussain (1897-1969)                                      1963
       13.     Dr Pandurang Vaman Kane (1880-1972)                               1963
       14.     Lal Bahadur Shastri (Posthumous) (1904-1966)                      1966
       15.     Smt. Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)                                    1971
       16.     Varahagiri Venkata Giri (1894-1980)                               1975
       17.     Kumaraswamy Kamraj (Posthumous) (1903-1975)                       1976
       18.     Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (Mother Teresa) (1910-1997)           1980
       19.     Acharya Vinoba Bhave (Posthumous) (1895-1982)                     1983
       20.     Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988)                               1987
       21.     Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran (Posthumous) (1917-1987)             1988
       22.     Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (Posthumous) (1891-1956)                1990
       23.     Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013)                          1990
       24.     Rajiv Gandhi (Posthumous) (1944-1991)                             1991
       25.     Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Posthumous) (1875-1950)                 1991
       26.     Morarji Ranchhodji Desai (1896-1995)                              1991
       27.     Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Posthumous) (1888-1958)                  1992
       28.     Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata (1904-1993)                        1992
       29.     Satyajit Ray (Posthumous) (1922-1992)                             1992
       30.     Gulzari Lal Nanda (Posthumous) (1898-1998)                        1997
       31.     Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali (Posthumous) (1909-1996)                      1997
       32.     Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1931-2015)                                 1997
       33.     Smt. Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (1916-2005)             1998