C.A. Bhavani Devi, the primary Indian fencer to take part within the Olympics, won the Arjuna Award from Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday.
The 28-year-old Bhavani may just now not attend the Sports activities Awards rite on Saturday as she was once taking part in a contest in France. On her go back to the rustic, she met Thakur who honoured her with the award.
“Keeping the Arjuna Award was once My Youth Dream, and these days, it came about. I’m such a lot Emotional. Paintings Arduous & Play for the Nation. In the future, the rustic can pay again. Thank YOU,” Bhavani tweeted.