Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Former India chief Mahendra Singh Dhoni was awarded the Padma Bhushan, nation’s third highest civilian award, by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday evening. Dhoni, who holds the rank of Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army, wore his uniform for the gala ceremony. On Tuesday, Dhoni took to Instagram and expressed gratitude toward the military for their model administrations to the nation and said that tolerating the respect in his armed force uniform “expanded the fervor ten times”. The 36-year-old’s Instagram post was a moment hit, gathering more than 450,000 likes and near 11,000 remarks at the season of writing this article. “An honour to get the Padma Bhushan and receiving it in Uniform increases the excitement ten folds.thanks to all the Men and Women in Uniform and their families for the Sacrifices they make so that all of us could enjoy our Constitutional Rights. Jai Hind,” Dhoni wrote on his Instagram post. The post additionally had various pictures tagged in it yet one emerged out of others – that of Dhoni, wearing his uniform, holding his daughter while she wears his army cap. By chance, Dhoni was consulted with the prestigious civilian honour on the seventh anniversary of India’s popular 2011 ICC World Cup triumph. Dhoni was the player to secure India the pined for title when he hit a monstrous six over long-on at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Aside from Dhoni, numerous billiards best on the planet Pankaj Advani likewise got the honor for his additional customary accomplishments. Advani, 32, has ruled world billiards for quite a long while. The Bengaluru-based cueist has won 18 world titles. Advani had guaranteed the IBSF World Snooker Championship title in November a year ago. Much the same as Dhoni, Advani additionally has a recognized profession, having won two Asian Games gold decorations, in 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou.