President Ram Nath Kovind Presents National Sports Awards 2018
The National Sports Awards ceremony was held at the President’s Palace in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli and Mate Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu received the country’s best sports award ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna’. The National Sports Awards ceremony was held at the President’s Palace in New Delhi on Tuesday. The event was held at 5pm and President Ramesh Kovind gave national sports awards to the sportspersons.
Dhronancharya award for 8, Arjuna for 20, Dhyanchand awards for four, Rashtriya Khel Prataskhan award for three organizations, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy winners were announced recently. Telangana badminton player Nalakurti Sikki Reddy Arjuna Award, A Trivandrum Award for Srinivasa Rao Dronacharya Award. The medal award for the Khel Ratna award is Rs. 7.5 lakhs and Arjuna Award winners have been awarded with 5 lakh cash prizes along with the Arjunadi image.