New Delhi Indian girls's hockey captain Rani Rampal stated on Sunday that she felt honored to be chosen by the federal government for Padma Shri, the nation's fourth-highest civilian award. Rani is among the many eight sportspersons who had been chosen for the Padma Awards on Saturday on the eve of the nation's 71st Republic Day. Six gamers together with Rani might be honored with Padma Shri.
The twenty-five-year-old participant tweeted, "I really feel honored to be chosen for one of many greatest civic awards in my nation, I dedicate this award to the whole staff and help employees. <! –
I’m grateful to Kiren Rijiju, Hockey India, Coach Baldev sir, household, mates and followers who all the time supported me. ''
Sports Minister Rijiju stated, "Congratulations to Rani Rampal for being selected for the prestigious Padma Shri." You have impressed the whole younger Indian era. Your efforts will take Indian hockey to a brand new stage. I’m happy with your achievements. "Six-time world champion MC Maricom might be given the nation's second highest civilian award, whereas world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will obtain the Padma Bhushan.
Cricketer Zaheer Khan, former males's hockey captain MP Ganesh, high shooter Jeetu Rai, former Indian girls's soccer staff captain Oyinum Bembeem Devi and archer Tarundeep Rai might be given the Padma Shri.