Arjuna Awards and Khel Ratna Awards for the year 2013 Announced

The Government of India today announced the Arjuna Awards and Khel Ratna awards for the year 2013.

Government of India has recomended the Arjuna Award for the following Members:
Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) , Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics),PV Sindhu (Badminton) ,Kavita Chahal (Boxing) ,Rupesh Shah (Snooker and Billiards) , Virat Kohli (Cricket),Abhijeet Gupta (Chess), Gaganjeet Bhullar (Golf),Saba Anjum (Hockey),Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting),Joshna Chinappa (Squash) ,Neha Rathi (Wrestling),Dharmender Dalal (Wrestling) ,Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics)





Government of India has recommended the Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Ronjan Sodhi ( double trap shooter )

The Arjuna Awards were instituted in 1961 by the government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. The award carries a cash prize of INR 500,000, a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll.

The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (RGKR) is India’s highest honor given for achievement in sports. The words "Khel Ratna" literally mean "sports gem" in Hindi. The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It carries a medal, a scroll of honor and a substantial cash component. The cash component was Rs. 750,000.

Here is the complete list of players who got Arjuna Awards and Khel Ratna Awards for the year 2013

Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics) - Arjuna Award
Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics) - Arjuna Award 

PV Sindhu ( Badminton ) - Arjuna Award
PV Sindhu ( Badminton ) - Arjuna Award

Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) - Arjuna Award
Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) - Arjuna Award 

Dharmender Dalal ( Wrestling ) - Arjuna Award
Dharmender Dalal ( Wrestling ) - Arjuna Award

Gaganjeet Bhullar ( GOLF ) - Arjuna Award
Gaganjeet Bhullar ( GOLF ) - Arjuna Award

Abhijeet Gupta (Chess) - Arjuna Award
Abhijeet Gupta (Chess) - Arjuna Award

Joshna Chinappa (Squash) - Arjuna Award
Joshna Chinappa (Squash) - Arjuna Award 

Kavita Chahal (Boxing) - Arjuna Award
Kavita Chahal (Boxing) - Arjuna Award

Neha Rathi (Wrestling) - Arjuna Award
Neha Rathi (Wrestling) - Arjuna Award

Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Ronjan Sodhi
Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Ronjan Sodhi

Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting) - Arjuna Award
Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting) - Arjuna Award

Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics) - Arjuna Award
Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics) - Arjuna Award

Rupesh Shah (Snooker and Billiards) - Arjuna Award
Rupesh Shah (Snooker and Billiards) - Arjuna Award

Saba Anjum (Hockey) - Arjuna Award
Saba Anjum (Hockey) - Arjuna Award

Virat Kohli - Arjuna Award
Virat Kohli - Arjuna Award


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