PT Usha’s coach OM Nambiar gets Padma Shri award after waiting 3 decades, says ‘better late than never’
After finding his name in the Country’s fourth highest civilian award list ‘Padma Shri’, 88-year-old OM Nambiar told, “I feel very happy for this award though it could have been many years back. Still, I am happy. Better late than never.” Nambiar coached India’s great athlete PT Usha. Where she herself got this award in 1985. Nambiar had to wait 36 years more than his student to get this award. Nambiar who is suffering from Parkinson’s syndrome lives in Kozhikode.