Jaipur: Boxing champion Seema Poonia and Weight-Lifter Ajay Singh Shekhawat will be rewarded with the greatest state’s sports honor ‘Maharana Pratap Award’.
The award ceremony will take place in Jaipur where the sports champions will receive awards from Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. The function is scheduled to take place on May 15.
The announcement of the names for the awards has brought waves of celebrations in the village Khadot, from where the weight lifting victor Ajay Singh Shekhawat hails from. Poonia’s family also expressed their joy on hearing the news.