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Sania Mirza conferred Khel Ratna, shooter Jitu Rai gets Arjuna Award

Aug 29, 2015    

Tennis star Sania Mirza was today conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while shooting sensation Jitu Rai was among the Arjuna award recipients in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.President Pranab Mukherjee presented the award to Sania, clad in a maroon saree and blue blazer, amid thunderous applause at the Darbar hall where Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was among the attendees.Sania became the second tennis player to receive the country's highest sporting honour after Leander Paes on a day when Sports Ministry wa...

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