Sania’s Khel Ratna Stayed by Karnataka High Court
Indian ace Tennis star Sania Miza gets a shocker from Karnataka High Court as it stayed the Khel Ratna award announced for her. Paraolympic winner Girisha N Gouda of Karnataka filed a petition challenging Khel Ratna award announced for Sania Mirza. He alleged that he was not picked for the award though he is totally eligible. Girisha questioned how Sania, who won no title during 2011-14 be bestowed with Khel Ratna. Girisha won silver medal in high jump at 2012 Summer Paraolympics. With this, he stood the 9th sportsperson and 2nd to achieve silver in Paraolympics. Central government honored him with the prestigious Padmasree title in 2013.