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The rain of prizes has started on the players who have won medals for the country. From weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to wrestler Ravi Dahiya and hockey team players have become millionaires in a single day. Even those players who represented the country in the Olympics were not empty.
From the state governments to the Railways, the Indian Olympic Association and some businessmen, praising the performance of the players, they have announced cash rewards. Let’s know what our medal winners and players got in prizes…
1. Silver Medalist Mirabai Chanu Becomes ASP In Manipur, Received 3 Crore Cash
Silver medalist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who opened India’s account in Tokyo Olympics, has been made 1 crore cash and Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) by the Manipur government. State Chief Minister N Biren Singh has announced this. At the same time, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has also announced a cash prize of Rs 2 crore from the Railways. The Manipur government has announced a grant of Rs 25 lakh to every sportsperson from the state participating in the Olympics.
2. Andhra government gave 30 lakhs to shuttler PV Sindhu
The Andhra Pradesh government has announced a cash grant of Rs 30 lakh to PV Sindhu, who won bronze in Badminton. Apart from this, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has also announced a grant of Rs 25 lakh to Sindhu. Sindhu is the first Indian woman to win a medal in the second consecutive Olympics. Sindhu also won silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
3. Indian boxer Lovlina becomes the road to Borgohain’s village
Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The Assam government has given a big gift of victory to Lovlina, a resident of Golaghat, Assam. The state government has built a 2 km road connecting the main road to his house. Apart from Lovlina, this gift has also become a source of happiness for the people of her village. This road was bad for many years.
4. Reward of 1 crore to 2.5 crores to the players of the hockey team
Indian hockey players, who won medals after 41 years in Olympic history, have also joined the list of millionaires. The Punjab government has announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore each to its 10 players in the team.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also announced a grant of Rs 1 crore each to his two players, Vivek Sagar and Neelkanta Sharma, who were part of the team. The Manipur government has also announced a government job along with giving Rs 75 lakh in cash to Neelkanta Sharma. Nilakanta is currently working as a TC in the Railways.
Nilakanta hails from Manipur and practices at Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy. The Haryana government has also announced Rs 2.5-2.5 crore, jobs in sports department and plots at concessional rate to two sportspersons of the state. At the same time, the Himachal Pradesh government has announced a cash grant of Rs 75 lakh to one of its players, Varun Kumar.
5. Wrestler Ravi Dahiya gets 4 crore cash, class one government job
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a Class I government job with cash of Rs 4 crore and plot at concessional rate to wrestler Ravi Dahiya, who won silver in Tokyo Olympics.
Railways will give cash prizes to medalists, coaches and players
Railways has also announced to give cash awards to the players and their coaches who won medals in Tokyo Olympics. Railways has announced a grant of Rs 3 crore to the player who won the gold and Rs 25 lakh to his coach. 2 crore will be given to the player who wins silver and 20 lakhs to the coach. The players who win the bronze will be given a reward of Rs 1 crore and the coach will be given a reward of Rs 15 lakh. Apart from this, Rs 7.5 lakh will be given to the players participating in the Olympics.
Indian Olympic Association will also give cash prize
The Indian Olympic Association has already announced cash prizes for medal winners. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a reward of Rs 75 lakh for winning gold, Rs 40 lakh for winning silver and Rs 25 lakh for winning bronze. The 5 medalists so far will be given the prize money accordingly.
PM Modi to meet medal winners on August 15
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his 8th consecutive speech on Independence Day, the Indian Olympic contingent will also be present as a special guest at the Red Fort on August 15. Prime Minister Modi will also invite him to his residence and talk to him. A contingent of 228 people, including over 120 players, is representing India in the Tokyo Olympics. PM Modi regularly encourages the team.
Odisha CM to honor hockey team
The Government of Odisha has sponsored the Indian Hockey team in the Olympics. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will felicitate the hockey team that won a medal in the Olympics after 41 years on August 16.
Announcement to give house and car to women hockey players
Surat-based diamond merchant Savji Dholakia has also announced to give houses and cars to Indian women hockey players. Dholakia wrote on his social media that our company will give an assistance of Rs 11 lakh to women hockey players to fulfill their dream of home. Along with this, those players who have a house, they will be given 5 lakh rupees to buy a car.
Let us tell you that for the first time in Olympic history, the women’s team has reached the semi-finals. He achieved this feat after beating three-time gold medalist team Australia 1-0 in the quarter-finals. The Indian team will play the semi-final match against Britain for bronze on Friday.