Watch: President Kovind confers Khel Ratna, Arjuna award on sportspersons

Updated:1 year, 2 months ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): On the occasion of National Sports Day that marks the birthday of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, President Ramnath Kovind presented prestigious sports awards to sportspersons at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday. Hockey player Sardar Singh and Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia were among the ones to be conferred with the prestigious Khel Ratna. On the other hand, Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, Golfer SSP Chawrasia and para athlete Thangavelu Mariappan were conferred with the Arjuna Award. Meanwhile, Nita Ambani was conferred with the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for her contribution towards sports in the country.

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