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See pics: Lieutenant Colonel MS Dhoni bestowed with prestigious Padma Bhushan
Dhoni marched past the dignitaries present at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan before receiving the honour from President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: PTI)
Dhoni marched past the dignitaries present at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan before receiving the honour from President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: PTI)
The Indian Territorial Army had conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on November 1, 2011, months after the country lifted its second World Cup under his leadership. (Photo: PTI)
The Indian Territorial Army had conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on November 1, 2011, months after the country lifted its second World Cup under his leadership. (Photo: PTI)
The 37-year-old Dhoni is the second Indian cricketer after Kapil Dev to receive this honour. (Photo: PTI)
The 37-year-old Dhoni is the second Indian cricketer after Kapil Dev to receive this honour. (Photo: PTI)
Also conferred with the Padma Bhushan was multiple world title holder cueist Pankaj Advani. (Photo: PTI)
Also conferred with the Padma Bhushan was multiple world title holder cueist Pankaj Advani. (Photo: PTI)
It was a happy coincidence for Dhoni as he was conferred with the prestigious civilian honour on the seventh anniversary of their famous World Cup triumph. (Photo: PTI)
It was a happy coincidence for Dhoni as he was conferred with the prestigious civilian honour on the seventh anniversary of their famous World Cup triumph. (Photo: PTI)
Like Dhoni, Advani also has a distinguished career, having won gold twice at the Asian Games in 2006 and 2010.  (Photo: PTI)
Like Dhoni, Advani also has a distinguished career, having won gold twice at the Asian Games in 2006 and 2010. (Photo: PTI)