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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award


About Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is India's highest honour given for achievement in sports. The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It carries a medal, a scroll of honour and a substantial cash component. Up to 2004–05, the cash component was Rs.500000. The cash reward has been increased to Rs. 750000.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2009

MC Mary Kom (Boxing)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2012

Vijay Kumar (Shooting) and Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in News

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards for 2012 announced
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Sports Ministry to approve the list

Gagan Narang conferred Khel Ratna award
Ace shooter Gagan Narang was on Monday conferred the country's highest sporting honour-the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award here today.

'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' honour will motivate me to do better: Gagan Narang
Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang, who notched up four gold medals at last year's Delhi Commonwealth Games, has expressed delight for being recommended for the highest sports award of the country, the 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award.

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