Ramesh Tawde, Dr Arun Datar, both from Pune, and Bibhishan Patil from Kolhapur have been selected for prestigious "Shiv Chhatrapati Rajya Krida Puraskar" for lifetime achievement for years 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17, respectively, he said.
The other awardess fall in different sports categories.
"The sports activities also include indoor as well as outdoor games. The state government has also selected some sports enthusiasts who have worked for the promotion of the particular sports activity for several years," Tawde said.
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