Flipkart Daily Trivia Quiz (February 7, 2021): Who is the first sportsperson to win the Padma Vibhushan?

A. Viswanathan Anand

B. Dhanraj Pillay

C. M S Dhoni

D. Edmund Hillary

The correct answer is Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand is an Indian chess grandmaster, who is also a former world chess champion. Anand became the first grandmaster from India in 1988. He is a five-time world chess champion. Anand was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. He was awarded the Padma Vibhishan, country's second-highest civilian award in 2007.

Anand was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in 1969. He married Aruna in 1996 and has a son, born on 9 April 2011, named in the traditional patronymic way Anand Akhil.

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