Our India’s Pride The Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia, Two-time Paralympic gold-medallist is become the first Paralympian to be recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour (Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award).

Along with him the former hockey captain Sardar Singh was also recommended for this award.

C K Thakkar, the retired judge he is the head of the committee. Suggest the first name of Devendra Jhajharia for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Paralympian got the two gold medals in the Javelin Throw event.

The committee’s second choice is the Hockey player Sardar. Both the player name is suggested in the list, and the confirmation is done by the sports authority of India.

 

The awards selection committee has also recommended 17 names for the Arjuna award.

It includes the cricketer men’s team Test regular Cheteshwar Pujara, women’s team World Cup star Harmanpreet Kaur, Paralympic medallists Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati, golfer SSP Chawrasia and hockey player S V Sunil.