Sports Ministry nominates PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Sep 25, 2017, 06:16 AM(IST)

Sindhu had recently beaten Okuhara in the final of the Korea Open Super Series.? Photograph:( AFP )

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The Sports Ministry has recommended the name of?the Indian Badminton player for India's third-highest civilian award

The Sports Ministry has recommended the name of Indian Badminton player PV Sindhu for the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.


Sindhu, the first Indian woman to win an Olympic Silver medal, currently ranks second in the Badminton World Federation.

The 22-year-old badminton player has already been awarded Padma Shree, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Badminton, and the Arjuna Award.

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Recently, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also nominated MS Dhoni for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award.

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