Former India Women Captain Saba Anjum receives the Padma Shri Award

Bringing another laurel for Indian hockey, the former India Women Captain Saba Anjum today received one of the most prestigious national honours – Padma Shri Award – from Honourable President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on April 08.

Former Indian Women Hockey Captain Saba Anjum receiving the Padma Shri Award from the President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi

Former Indian Women Hockey Captain Saba Anjum receiving the Padma Shri Award from the President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi

Indian Men Hockey Captain Sardar Singh received his Padma Shri Award last week from Honourable President of India. Both Sardar as well as Saba Anjum were even conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2012 and 2013 respectively. Both the awardees have to their credit of brining laurels to the country for their contribution on the field and even guiding their teams to victories. Continue reading →