Boxer Mandeep receives Arjuna award


New Delhi: Boxer Mandeep Jangra received the Arjuna award from sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. He received a statuette, certificate and award money Rs 5 lakh from the minister.

At first Mandeep Jangra silver medalist in both the 2013 Asian Championship and 2014 Commonwealth games could not receive the Arjuna award from the president of the India on august 29 as he was taking part in an international boxing tournament at that time. Mandeep said that he feels proud for that award.