Sports Ministry nominates PV Sindhu’s name for Padma Bhushan

  • Sports Ministry nominates PV Sindhu’s name for Padma Bhushan
25-09-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

PV Sindhu was on Monday nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award by the sports ministry- India's third highest civilian honour.

 

She is the second sportsperson after former Indian skipper MS Dhoni to be nominated for the award this year.

Despite losing to Nozomi Okuhara at Japan Open recently, Sindhu has climbed to the second spot in Badminton World Rankings.

 

Upon receiving the award, Sindhu will join the elite club of shuttlers comprising of Saina Nehwal and Pullela Gopichand. In March 2015, Sindhu was conferred India’s fourth highest civilian honour – Padma Shri.

Tags : PV Sindhu Padma Bhushan Indian Badminton Sport Ministry India


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