Award Name : Arjuna Award
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Sports and Games
Location : New Delhi, NCT, India
Manjeet chhillar is from Nizampur which is known as India’s kabaddi capital, Manjeet leads Bengaluru Bulls from the front. He has cemented his place as the cornerstone of the Bulls’ defense and hence is extremely valuable to the team. He loves playing Kabaddi and the sport has been a part of him since adolescence. The two times Asian Games gold medallist is an inspiration to the rising talent in his village and gives back to the sport by training fresh talent. Manjeet’s dream is to master kabaddi skills, instil new innovative ways to play the game and dedicate his life to kabaddi so that the game is recognized as our national sport.He received Arjuna Awards in 2015 for Kabaddi.