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Jhajharia, Sardar To Get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

/ 22 August 2017

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia has been named as the recipient of this year’s Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award along with former India hockey team captain


IANS Interview: Elated Jhajharia Wanted Khel Ratna 12 Years Back

/ 03 August 2017

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) After becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should


B-Town hails Devendra Jhajharia’s Paralympics win

/ 15 September 2016

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Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Anushka Sharma have praised Devendra Jhajharia, who won a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.


President congratulates Paralympics gold winner Jhajharia

/ 15 September 2016

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday congratulated Devendra Jhajharia for winning a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. In a message to Jhajharia, the President said: “I am delighted to


Rajasthan to give Rs 75 lakh to Devendra Jhajharia

/ 14 September 2016

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Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has decided to award Rs 75 lakh to Devendra Jhajharia who won a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. This


My willpower inspiration behind second gold medal: Devendra Jhajharia

/ 14 September 2016

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New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Devendra Jhajharia, who has emerged as the new poster boy of Indian athletics after bettering his own World record to claim his second Paralympics gold, feels it is his “willpower”


PM, Sonia congratulate Jhajharia on record javelin throw

/ 14 September 2016

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia on winning a gold medal at the Paralympics. Modi in a statement said: “Congratulations


Paralympics: Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold

/ 14 September 2016

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Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) India’s Devendra Jhajharia rode into legend status as he bettered his own world record to win the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F46 event at the ongoing