This year, other than the women athletes, star cricketer Rohit Sharma and Paralympic gold-winning high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu have also been recommended for the award.
Sanjita Chanu will now receive the coveted Arjuna Award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order.
Sources have suggested that Shikha and Deepti shall be recommended by BCCI for the Arjuna awards.
The 27-year-old works as the office superintendent at Agra Railways Records Department and received the news about her recommendation from teammate Smriti Mandana.
Former India captain, Prashanti Singh will receive the Prestigious Arjuna Award for her outstanding contribution to Basketball. Prashanti is representing the Indian team…