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

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) 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.

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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