Former India captain MS Dhoni on Monday received the country's third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan, from the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
Incidentally, it was on this day (2nd April 2011) exactly seven years ago that India won their second ICC Cricket World Cup under his leadership. It was his famous six that ended a 28-year World Cup drought by winning the title in front of the home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium.
The President of India presented five Padma Bhushan and thirty-eight Padma Shri Awards in all. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, Prime Minister, Speaker Lok Sabha and Union Ministers.