Only Females Are Recommended By Sports Ministry For Padma Awards, Twitter Is Celebrating



9 Indian female athletes are recommended by the Sports Ministry of Indis for the Padma Awards 2019. It is indeed a huge step towards empowering female athletes of the nation and the country is celebrating. Interesting among all the recommended athletes, there is not a single male.

This is the first time in history when only females are recommended for the second-highest civilian award – the Padma Vibhushan.

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Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan. . . . #marykom #kom #mary #athlete #indianathlete #sportsperson #womenempowerment #women #padmavibhushan #padmaawards #firstwoman #champions #India #indiansports #winner #goldmedal #medalist #pvsindhu #sports #sportsserum

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Boxer Mary Kom is the first recommendation from the Ministry while badminton champ PV Sindhu, hockey captain Rani Rampal, Indian cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, shooter Suma Shirur, table tennis player Manika Batra, and mountaineers twins Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik are others in the list.

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Badminton world champion PV Sindhu been recommended by Sports Ministry for the Padma Bhushan, which is India’s third-highest civilian honour. . . . #badminton #pvsindhu #pvsindhu🇮🇳 #marykom #padmabhushan #padmaawards #womenempowerment #women #sportsperson #sportsmanspirit #goldmedal #medalist #athlete #indianathlete #athletic #sports #sportsserum

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Strong performance over two days at the #YasarDogu in Istanbul 🥇 Happy to face some tough challengers and test my preparation. Now onto the next phase of training 💪 A big thanks to all of you for your constant support and encouragement 🙏☺️ Thank you to @media.iccsa, the WFI, and the good people over at @olympicgoldquest for their efforts!

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Twitteratis are overjoyed with the decision and a big celebration is going on various social media platforms. netizens are prising Sports Ministry’s decision for giving the female athletes the respect they deserve.

We also congratulate all the women on the list. You deserved it.

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