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National Sports Day Awards 2017: Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyan Chand Awards!

National Sports Day Awards: Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyan Chand Awards!: – Well, you all may not know but reports are coming that soon our New President Ram Nath Kovind will going to give some best players some big national sports awards. Sources are saying that the players will receive the honors from President Ram Nath Kovind at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Also, some reports are saying that 17 sportspersons will be honored by the national awards.

Before we talk about these 17 sportspersons let me tell you that President Ram Nath Kovind will honor these players with Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyan Chand Awards. Also, the reports are coming that the whole ceremony will happen in Rashtrapati Bhawan as always.  Also, some other sources are saying that some big ministers and people are going to attend this national sports award function.

Check out the Full List of 17 Sportspersons and their confirm awards-

Devendra Jhajharia (Para Athlete): Reports are coming that this 36-year-old is going to take Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Award. As you all know that this Para-athlete got two gold medals in 2004 Athens Games and last year’s Rio Paralympics. Also, he won a gold medal at the 2013 World Championships.

Sardar Singh (Hockey): Reports are coming that 31-year-old Sardar Singh is also going to take Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Award because of his big hard work and also he is the youngest player to be captain of the Indian hockey team when he led the side at the 2008 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Khushbir Kaur, Rajiv Arokia, Prashanthi Singh, Laishram Devendro Singh, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harmanpreet Kaur, Oinam Bembem Devi, SSP Chaurasia, SV Sunil, Jasvir Singh, Prakash Nanjappa, Anthony Amalraj, Satyawart Kadian, Mariyappan, Varun Singh Bhati, they all are going to get the Arjuna Awards this year  because of their good word and game.

Late Dr. R. Gandhi (Athletics), Heera Nand Kataria (Kabaddi), G.S.S.V. Prasad (Badminton – Lifetime), Brij Bhushan Mohanty (Boxing – Lifetime), Mr. P.A. Raphel (Hockey – Lifetime), Sanjoy Chakravarthy (Shooting – Lifetime), Mr. Roshan Lal (Wrestling – Lifetime) are going to get Dronacharya Awards.

Bhupinder Singh (Athletics), Syed Shahid Hakim (Football), Sumarai Tete (Hockey) and in the end, these three are selected for the Dhyanchand Awards.