Deepa Malik who became the first Indian athlete to win Paralympics medal when she won the silver medal in 2016 will be awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award along with the wrestler Bajrang Punia.
For Arjuna Award, 19 sports stars including the cricketers Poonam Yadav and Ravi Jadeja has been nominated.
Here is the complete list:
RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD
Bajrang Punia (wrestling)
Deepa Malik (para-athletics)
Tajinder Pal Singh Toor (athletics),
Mohammed Anas Yahiya (athletics),
S Bhaskaran (body building),
Sonia Lather (boxing),
Ravindra Jadeja (cricket),
Chinglensana Kangujam (hockey),
Ajay Thakur (kabaddi),
Gaurav Singh Gill (motor sports),
Pramod Bhagat (para sports-badminton),
Anjum Moudgil (shooting),
Harmeet Rajul Desai (table tennis),
Pooja Dhanda (wrestling),
Fouaad Mirza (equestrian),
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (football),
Poonam Yadav (cricket),
Swapna Burman (athletics),
Sundar Singh Gurjar (para sports-athletics),
Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth (badminton),
Simran Singh Shergill (polo).
Dronacharya Award (regular category):
Vimal Kumar (badminton),
Sandeep Gupta (table tennis),
Mohinder Singh Dhillon (athletics).
Dronacharya Award (lifetime category):
Mezban Patel (hockey),
Rambir Singh Khokar (kabaddi),
Sanjay Bhardwaj (cricket).
Dhyan Chand Award:
Manuel Fredricks (hockey),
Arup Basak (table tennis),
Manoj Kumar (wrestling),
Nitten Kirrtane (tennis),
C Lalremsanga (archery).
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