It was once a go back to the actual global from the digital because the Arjuna, Khel Ratna, Dhyan Chand, Dronacharya and different executive sports activities awards have been introduced bodily to the awardees of 2020 by way of the Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur right here on Monday.
The awards have been introduced by way of President Ram Nath Kovind just about ultimate 12 months, and the money part had additionally been transferred to the accounts of the awardees then. The bodily trophies have been introduced to the awardees on Monday within the capital.
The Sports activities Ministry had passed over a complete of 74 nationwide sports activities awards, together with 5 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratnas and 27 Arjuna awards for 2020.
There was once no announcement as but in regards to the choice of awardees for this 12 months, or the serve as to be staged for presenting the awards.
The rite was once attended by way of many of the awardees together with Rani Rampal, Vinesh Phogat, Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary, Mariyappan Thangavelu, Lovlina Borgohain, Atanu Das, Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty.
“The adventure of the awardees doesn’t finish right here. There may be extra to be accomplished. We will have to additionally proceed to search for proficient athletes, groom them and cause them to able to profitable medals on the world degree. I request the entire athletes to take the pledge of a minimum of grooming and coaching 5 such athletes who can win medals for India,” stated Thakur.