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Which legendary Indian sportsperson was awarded with the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award recently?
A)
Abhinav Bindra
B)
Dhanraj Pillai
C)
M C Mary Kom
D)
Sachin Tendulkar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - M C Mary Kom


Six-time World Champion and Olympian boxer Mary Kom was conferred with the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award on the Republic day of the year 2020.
Seven eminent personalities were presented the ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award, which is the second highest civilian award in India, only next to the ‘Bharat Ratna’. Other awardees are Former Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes (posthumously), Singer Chhannulal Mishra of Uttar Pradesh and former Mauritius prime minister Anerood Gugnauth.

Published On : July 16, 2021
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