Politician Poonam Mahajan to felicitate paralympian Deepa Malik

Indian para-athlete Deepa Malik will be given the M.G. Mehta Human Spirit Awardby Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust in Mumbai.

BJP politician Poonam Mahajan will give away the award to Deepa Malik for her work towards positive change in the society.

The award function is held every year by the trust before World Disability Day, which is observed on 3 December.

Deepa Malik has been honoured with the Padma Shri in 2017 and Arjuna Award in 2012.

She is the first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games. She won a Silver medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in the shot put.

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