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Hockey star Vandana Katariya receives Padma Shri | Hockey

India girls’s hockey workforce star Vandana Katariya on Monday acquired the celebrated Padma Shri award, within the area of sports activities.

The 29-year-old is amongst 9 athletes and the lone hockey participant this year who has been named for the award. She additionally turned the primary Indian girls’s participant to attain a hat-trick of objectives in an Olympic Games.

She was a part of India’s historic fourth-place end on the Tokyo Olympics and has additionally been a part of India’s Gold medal win on the Asian Champions Trophy in 2016, Asia Cup in 2017, Asian Games Bronze in 2014, and Silver in 2018 amongst a number of different achievements. The double Olympian began her career taking part in for the Railway Sports Promotion Board and made it to the Indian Junior Women’s workforce in 2006.

Vandana acquired her prestigious award from President Ram Nath Kovind on the Rashtrapati Bhavan in a ceremony in the present day.

The Padma awards are conferred in three classes — Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. These awards are given in numerous disciplines and fields comparable to artwork, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, commerce and trade, drugs, literature and training, sports activities, civil service, and so forth.

‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for distinctive and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of excessive order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any area. The awards are introduced on the event of Republic Day each year.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial capabilities that are held at Rashtrapati Bhavan normally round March/ April each year. 

This year the President has accepted conferment of 128 Padma Awards together with 2 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per record under. The record includes 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri Awards. 34 of the awardees are girls and the record additionally consists of 10 individuals from the class of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 13 Posthumous awardees. 

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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