Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the country's highest sports honor Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna?

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Khushi Kapoor asked 13-Feb-2018 in Sports by Khushi Kapoor

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the country's highest sports honor Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna?

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akriti kashyap answered 13-Feb-2018 by akriti kashyap

 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna!

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

Two-time Paralympic gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on 3rd of August 2017, turned into the first Paralympian to be prescribed for the nation's most astounding wearing honor — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — alongside former hockey chief Sardar Singh.

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

The 36-year-old Jhajharia, who is the principal Indian to win two Paralympic gold medal, was the main decision of the honors determination board of trustees headed by Justice (Retd) C K Thakkar.

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

Jhajharia won javelin throw and bagged a medal.

The panel has picked 31-year-old midfielder Sardar as its second chosen one for the best respect and recommended that both Jhajharia and Sardar be considered for the honor together.
The last call this would be taken by the Sports Ministry.

The honors choice advisory group has likewise prescribed 17 names for the Arjuna medal.
The rundown incorporates cricketer men's group Test normal Cheteshwar Pujara, ladies' group World Cup star Harmanpreet Kaur, Paralympic medallists Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati, golfer SSP Chaurasia and hockey player S V Sunil.

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VedikaDeshmukh commented 15-Feb-2018 by VedikaDeshmukh
great person!!
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Vishal Kesarwani answered 14-Feb-2018 by Vishal Kesarwani

Paralympic gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia has become the first Paralympian to be recommended for the country's highest sports honor Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. He is the first Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals and was the first choice of the award selection committee to honor him with this award.

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

Born on 10th June 1981 Devendra Jhajharia is Indian Paralympic javelin thrower. At a very young age of 8, he accidentally touched a live electric cable though there were instant treatment and medical concern was been done but the doctor were not having any other option and they were been forced to amputate his left hand.

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

After facing such tragedy at such early age he never thought it would be a weakness for him and later he got spotted by Dronacharya Awardee coach R. D. Singh while competing at a school sports day. 

Which two times Paralympic gold medallist became the first Paralympian to be recommended for the   country

He won his first gold medal in the Javelin throw in the 2004 Summer Paralympics which was held in Athens and he won his second gold medal in the Rio Paralympics which were held in 2017. Currently, he is been supported by GoSports foundation under the Para Champions Programme.

I have never compromised with my training-Devendra Jhajharia

TarunGautam commented 14-Feb-2018 by TarunGautam
great man of india!
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PawanShukla commented 15-Feb-2018 by PawanShukla
i think this type person rare found in india
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