Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will felicitate sportspersons, coaches and sports personalities with state level sports award for the year 2019 at Bhopal today.
Padmashri, Arjuna and Dronacharya Awardee Olympian shooter Jaspal Rana will be the special guest.
The programme will be presided over by State Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia.
AIR Correspondent reports, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan will give away state level Vikram, Eklavya, Vishwamitra and Life Time Achievement awards at the sports award ceremony.
Olympian hockey player and winner of bronze medal at 1968 Mexico Olympics Shri Inam-ur-Rehman of Bhopal is being awarded the Life Time Achievement Award for the year 2019 , recognising his outstanding contribution in the development and promotion of hockey.
As many as 28 outstanding sport persons will be awarded, including 14 players who have been nominated for Eklavya Award, 10 for Vikram Award, 3 for Vishwamitra Award and one for Life Time Achievement Award.