Will Bajrang Punia get Khel Ratna this time? Annoyed for not getting the award last year
New Delhi: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia will be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award this year. Explain that this award is India’s highest honor given in the field of sports. In media reports, sources have been informed about the Khel Ratna award this time. 25-year-old Poonia will be given this award for her consistently outstanding performance in the field of wrestling.
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommended the name of Woman Wrestler Vinesh Phogat along with Bajrang Punia for this prestigious honor. Poonia recently won the gold medal in Tbilisi Grand Prix. He was able to win the gold medal in the 65 kg category by defeating Iran’s Peiman Bibayani. Poonia, the current number-1 player in her weight, proved her reign in the Asian continent by winning the Asian Championship held in China.
Poonia also won the gold medal in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games last year. Last year, the award was given to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and women weightlifter Mirabai Chanu. Last year, Poonia expressed displeasure after not appearing for her name Khel Ratna and expressed disappointment after meeting the then Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.