Kohli, Sreejesh, Sakshi, Deepa Malik, Thangavelu for Padma Shri

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New Delhi, Jan 25

Cricket captain Virat Kohli, hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh, 2016 Olympic medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik, and para-athletes Deepa Malik and Mariyappan Thangavelu were on Wednesday named for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award.

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Apart from them, gymnast sensation Dipa Karmakar, discus thrower Vikas Gowda and blind cricketer Shekhar Naik also figure in the last of awardees.

 

(IANS)

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