Ladies’ hockey cooperative person Deepika Thakur and tennis player Divij Sharan have likewise been suggested for the honour.
- Ishant Sharma and Deepak Hooda are among 29 sportspeople to have been suggested for Arjuna grant.
- Male recurve toxophilite Atanu Das, ladies’ hockey cooperative person Deepika Thakur are likewise in the rundown.
- Prior, Rohit Sharma and three others were suggested for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant.
Cricketer Ishant Sharma and toxophilite Atanu Das are among the 29 sportspersons suggested for the Arjuna grant by the games service’s determination council.
Male recurve toxophilite Atanu Das, ladies’ hockey cooperative person Deepika Thakur, cricketer Deepak Hooda and tennis player Divij Sharan have likewise been suggested for the honour, an official source told PTI after the choice board of trustees’ gathering here.
The 31-year-old Ishant Sharma has played 97 Tests and 80 ODIs for India, snatching more than 400 global wickets.
It has likewise been discovered that Olympic bronze-winning grappler Sakshi Malik and previous title holder weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to have the board of trustees’ gesture yet an ultimate conclusion has been left on sports serve Kiren Rijiju as both the ladies are previous Khel Ratna awardees.
While Sakshi won the Khel Ratna in 2016 for her Olympic bronze in the Rio Olympics, Mirabai was deliberated with respect in 2018 alongside India chief Virat Kohli for her significant showdown gold award.
Prior in the day, Ishant’s colleague Rohit Sharma and enlivened lady grappler Vinesh Phogat were among the four competitors suggested during the current year’s Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant – the nation’s most high wearing honour. The other two incorporates – paddler Manika Batra and Rio Paralympic gold-winning top jumper Mariappan Thangavelu.
news source: indiatoday