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NEW DELHI: Indian badminton nice Prakash Padukone will obtain the celebrated Lifetime Achievement Award this yr from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
The BWF Council shortlisted the Indian legend based mostly on the award fee’s suggestion. Badminton Association of India (BAI) had submitted his title for this award.
The previous world no 1 and the first-ever Indian world championships medallist, Padukone has contributed immensely to the sport. In 2018, he was additionally honoured with the BAI’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

For the Meritorious Service Award, BWF Council has nominated Devender Singh, President of Haryana Badminton Affiliation, SA Shetty, Secretary Basic of Maharashtra Badminton Affiliation, Dr OD Sharma, Vice President of BAI and Chairperson of Match Committee and former BAI Vice President Manik Saha.
Alaknanda Ashok, who’s the President of Uttarakhand Badminton Affiliation, will obtain the Ladies & Gender Fairness Award. She has been related to badminton administration for a few years.
“We’re delighted to see BWF celebrating legendary Prakash Padukone’s contribution to the game with this award. His contribution is very large in taking Indian badminton to the place it’s at the moment,” BAI Basic Secretary Ajay Singhania mentioned.
“On the subject of growing the game, a robust spine of directors, officers and company play key roles and it is nice to see they’re additionally being recognised and praised for his or her help and contribution to the sport.
“On behalf of BAI, I congratulate all of the winners and hope with their continued help we can take Indian badminton to higher heights.”
Dawn Sport (India) Pvt Ltd and Indian Oil Company Ltd might be awarded with the Certificates of Commendation for his or her steady help to badminton.
Dawn Sport, the title sponsors of BAI for the final 4 years, has been a supporter and key stakeholder within the progress of Indian badminton for greater than twenty years now.
Indian Oil Company Ltd has additionally been the main title relating to supporting the game within the nation and has additionally performed a significant function in badminton’s growth throughout the nation.
The certificates and plaques might be given to all of the awardees throughout the India Open.

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