Obituaries are the people who passed away. We pay our condolences to them. Many celebrity social workers were paid a very important contribution to the development of culture and society in India.
During the time of COVID-19 many of them lost their lives. As they were important people of the world and India. There is a chance of asking their name and their contribution to society. In the Current Affairs and General awareness section at least one to two questions can be put on.
List of people who passed away in 2022 and their contribution
Here is the list of the people who passed away (Obituaries) in 2022. Their contribution to the society and the date and the age of their death is also mentioned. A quick brief about them is also added. Aspirants of the government exam like SSC, Railway, State PSC and UPSC must go through their names. There is a high chance that questions related to them can be asked.
|Rafiq Tarar||He was the former President of Pakistan, Veteran politician and former Supreme Court judge. He passed away at the age of 92 years.|
|Alan Walbridge Ladd Jr||An Oscar-winning producer and an American film industry executive. Passed away at the age of 84. He served as president of 20th Century Fox.|
|Shane Warne||Australia cricket legend and the greatest leg-spinner of all-time, Shane Warne, passed away on 4th March 2022 at the age of 52 due to a suspected heart attack.|
|Jaiprakash Chouksey||Film critic, writer passed away on March 2 due to cardiac arrest at the age of 82 years in his home town Madhya Pradesh’s Indore city,|
|Hemananda Biswal||Odisha’s first tribal chief minister as well as last Congress chief minister of the state, passed away on 25 February 2022 at the age of 82.|
|Surajit Sengupta||The former India footballer who played as a midfielder, has passed away due to COVID-19 complications.|
|Channaveera Kanavi||An iconic poet and writer in the Kannada language, has passed away at the age of 93.|
|Sandhya Mukherjee||Legendary Bengali singer, has passed away at the age of 90 years due to cardiac arrest.|
|Bappi Lahiri||Veteran singer and composer, has passed away at the age of 69 on 15 February 2022.|
|Rahul Bajaj||Noted industrialist and former chairman of Bajaj Auto, has passed away, due to pneumonia and a heart problem on 12 February at the age of 83.|
|Praveen Kumar Sobti||Actor-athlete, best known for playing Bheem in the TV series “Mahabharat”, passed away.|
|Ibrahim Sutar||He was known as the ‘Kabir of Karnataka’ passed away,Worked on spreading social and communal harmony.|
|Lata Mangeshkar||Legendary singer passed away on 6 February 2022 at the age of 92. She has sung thousands of songs in 36 languages. Born on September 28, 1929, in Madhya Pradesh, Lata Mangeshkar had music in her genes. She was the daughter of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar Who was a Marathi musician and a theatre actor.|
List of Awards she honoured with
>Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989.
>Bharat Ratna for her contribution to the arts, In 2001.
>She was also honoured with the Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan.
>France conferred on her its highest civilian award, Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, in 2007.
|Ramesh Deo||Veteran actor and Producer passed away on 2 February 2022 at the age of 93 due to a heart attack.|
|Charanjit Singh||Captain of India’s 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medal-winning hockey team,|
midfielder passed away on 27 January 2022 after suffering a cardiac arrest and prolonged age-related illnesses.
|Milena Salvini||Padma awardee and noted Kathakali dancer of France has passed away on 25 January 2022. She was Italian-born and was a regular visitor to India.|
|Ramachandran Nagaswamy||Noted Indian historian, archaeologist and epigraphist from Tamil Nadu, has passed away at the age of 91.|
|Subhas Bhowmick||Former India footballer has passed away at the age of 72 years due to prolonged illness. He was born in West Bengal.|
|M.K. Prasad||Noted Indian environmentalist & ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaigner passed away on 17 January 2022.|
|Narayan Debnath||Legendary Bengali comics artist, writer and illustrator, passed away on 18 January 2022 at the age of 96.|
|Shanti Devi||Odisha’s social worker and activist, Padma Shri awardee, who was remembered as the voice of the poor, passed away on January 16, 2022 at the age of 88.|
|Pandit Birju Maharaj||Legendary Kathak dancer passed away on 17 January 2022 at the age of 83. He died of suffering from a heart attack.|
|Sindhutai Sapkal||Social worker Padma Shri recipient who was called as ‘Mother of Orphans’ passed away at the age of 73 years.|
|E.O. Wilson||Edward O. Wilson, a biologist and author who conducted pioneering work on biodiversity, insects and human nature, Known as ‘Father of Biodiversity,’ passed away on 26 December 2021. He was the world’s most influential scientist from the USA.|