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Wrestler Vinesh Phogat questions Padma awards list

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat questions Padma awards list
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Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday showed her displeasure over the Padma awards list, which was announced yesterday.

“Who decides who shall be awarded? Are there current or former athletes in the jury? How does it even work? At the end, it all just seems slightly unfair.!!!!,” she said in a statement.

On Saturday, boxer MC Mary Kom was conferred with Padma Vibhushan while shuttler PV Sindhu was honoured with Padma Bhushan.

The 25-year-old said that Padma awards motivate athletes to do well in their filed.

“Every year, our government awards several sportspersons. These awards serve as great encouragement for sports and for athletes to continue chasing excellence,” she said

Phogat questioned the government’s decision and said that deserving athletes were left out of the awards list.

“But it’s also that numerous times these awards don’t honour current achievements or instances of sporting success in the recent past. It’s almost like the deserving getting left out each time. This has become a pattern and the 2020 awards list is no different,” she added

Cricketer Zaheer Khan, woman footballer Oinam Bembem Devi, hockey players MP Ganesh and Rani Rampal, shooter Jitu Rai and archer Tarundeep Rai have been conferred with Padma Shri.

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