Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, India’s full time captain was honored with Padma Shri award on Thursday by President Pranab Mukherjee. Kohli has had an exceptional year both as a captain and as a batsman as he created many records with his sublime form in the just concluded home season.

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Virat Kohli was overwhelmed by the honor and showed his happiness by tweeting for the same-

Virat Kohli was amongst the eight sportspersons who were honored with the exalted Padma Shri award alongside Indian hockey captain PR Sreejesh, Rio Olympics  heroes-Wrestler Sakshi Malik, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu and Deepa Malik, Discus Thrower Vikas Gowda and The Indian Blind Cricket team captain Shekhar Naik.

Many poured congratulations for Virat by tweeting and Rio Silver medalist P.V Sindhu was amongst one of them.

 

Many dignitaries like Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh were present on the occasion.

It’s been a great honor for Kohli  and we wish that such honor propels him to achieve more great  feats in the future and make India proud.

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