Indian Cricket Team skipper, Virat Kohli on Thursday, received the Fourth Highest civilian award Padma Shri from the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Virat along with seven other athletes were were named in the list of Padma Shri recepients on the eve of the Republic Day.
Virat Kohli who had a fantastic year 2016 with the bat across all the formats and led Indian Cricket Team to number 1 ranking in Test cricket. Post receiving the Award, Virat Kohli shared the Video on his Instragram thanking Government of India. Here is what Virat Wrote:-
What an absolute honour and a memorable day to receive the Padma Shri award from the president of india. These days last for a lifetime. Gods been kind 😇😇. Jai hind 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳