Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 5
The Haryana government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 4 crore for the wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning a silver medal at Tokyo Olympics.
The wrestler will get a Class I government job as per the state’s policy and a plot of land at 50 per cent concession.
An indoor stadium for wrestling would be constructed in his village.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday congratulated wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya.
Ravi Kumar got the silver after losing 4-7 to Zavur Uguev of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) in the final on Thursday.
Khattar, who watched the match on television, announced a reward of Rs 4 crore for the wrestler along with a Class I government job, as per the state’s policy.
An indoor wrestling stadium will be built at Nahari village in Sonepat district, the native place of Ravi Kumar, he said.
Khattar also said that Dahiya has not only won the heart of Haryana, but the entire country is elated with his achievement.
“I wish you achieve new heights of success,” the chief minister said. With IANS
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