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Sorry, Girisha: Whichever way you look at it, Sania Mirza has earned the Khel Ratna award

Aug 28, 2015    

Its bad enough that seemingly half of Indias sports federations are involved in one court case or another (or multiple, in the case of the BCCI), but now Indias sportspersons are crowding the courtroom over national awards as well.Para-athlete H N Girishas petition challenging Sania Mirzas right to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is the latest example. He follows in the footsteps of boxer Manoj Kumar, who took the Sports Ministry to court over the Arjuna Award. He claimed he was told he would be awarded one and that his name was wrongly removed from the list because the committee mis...

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