Hockey participant Vivek Sagar, who was a part of the Indian squad that received the bronze medal on the latest Tokyo Olympics, was felicitated by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday.
The Chief Minister introduced a cheque of Rs one crore and a scarf to the midfielder from MP throughout a operate held at Minto Hall in Bhopal, and likewise introduced his appointment because the deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and a home for his household wherever they need within the state.
“Mr Sagar will be the DSP from today,” an elated Mr Chouhan stated.
The Chief Minister additionally introduced that every member of the Indian girls hockey workforce’s Olympic squad might be given Rs 31 lakh for placing up a spectacular efficiency on the Games.
“Though the women’s team stood fourth in the Olympics, they won the hearts of Indians by their magnificent play,” he stated.
The history-making Indian girls’s hockey workforce’s dream of securing its maiden Olympic medal remained unfulfilled because it misplaced 3-4 to Great Britain in a hard-fought bronze play-off, however the stout-hearted aspect managed to document its greatest ever end on the Games final week.
Earlier within the day, Mr Chouhan and Mr Sagar planted a sapling on the Smart City Park.
Mr Sagar belongs to Shivnagar Chandon village of Itarsi tehsil in MP’s Hoshangabad district.
After Mr Sagar scored a purpose within the match in opposition to Argentina that ensured India’s place within the quarterfinals of the Olympics, Mr Chouhan had spoken to the midfielder and congratulated him.
The Indian hockey workforce later entered the semi-finals and received the bronze medal on the Olympics.
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