The Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna was honoured with the Rajyaotsava award by the Karnataka state government on Tuesday. The 41-year-old took to his Twitter account to express his gratitude for the same.
"It's an honour to receive the Rajyaotsava award, one of the highest civilian awards and for the state to recognise my achievements and contributions to Indian tennis," Bopanna tweeted.
The Rajyotsava award is the second-highest civilian honour conferred by the Karnataka state government annually. It is awarded across 24 categories and includes a gold medal and cash prize worth INR. 1 lakh.