New Delhi: Hockey India has sent the names of veteran Indian team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and former women’s team member Deepika for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, while drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh has received three Arjuna awards. Sent for.
According to the press release issued by Hockey India, the names of former players RP Singh and MC Sangai Ebemal have been recommended for the Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Contribution.
Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam said about the nomination, "It was a matter of pride for all of us to receive the Khel Ratna last year. This time we are sending the names of two best hockey players of the country PR Sreejesh and Deepika. It is a matter of pride to recommend the names of all these for Hockey India. We are proud of their contributions and achievements."