Rani Rampal used to be a number of the Indian sportspersons who had been conferred with Padma Awards at the eve of the rustic’s Republic Day.

Rani Rampal has been conferred the Padma Shri Award (IANS Photo)

Rani Rampal has been conferred the Padma Shri Award (IANS Photograph)


  • Rani Rampal used to be amongst 6 athletes who won Padma Shri Awards
  • I’m humbled and honoured to obtain some of the best civilian awards of our nation: Rani
  • Zaheer Khan, Jitu Rai had been additionally conferred with Padma Shri

After being nominated for the distinguished Padma Shri Award, an elated Indian ladies’s hockey captain Rani Rampal on Sunday devoted the award to her staff and strengthen workforce beside thanking her trainer and Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Taking to Twitter, Rani, who has been the face of girls’s hockey in India and performed a pivotal function within the staff qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, stated: “I’m humbled and honoured to obtain some of the best civilian awards of our nation #Padmashree. I commit this award to my complete staff and supporting workforce. Elated and grateful to Kiren Rijiju sir, Hockey India, trainer Baldev Sir, circle of relatives, pals and lovers for at all times supporting me.”

Rani, 25, has performed greater than 200 fits for the rustic not too long ago helped India safe an Olympic berth by means of beating america within the qualification fit.

Except for her, former India cricketer Zaheer Khan, shooter Jitu Rai, former hockey captain and trainer M.P. Ganesh and archer Tarundeep Rai are the opposite sportspersons who’re set to be awarded the Padma Shri.

Alternatively, boxing nice Mary Kom and reigning badminton international champion P.V. Sindhu had been decided on for the Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan respectively.

Considerably, the names of Padma awardees had been disclosed on Saturday at the eve of the 71st Republic Day.

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