Railways announce Rs. 75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar
Kolkata, August 12, 2012
First Published: 19:49 IST(12/8/2012)
Last Updated: 19:50 IST(12/8/2012)
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The Indian Railways on Sunday announced a cash award of Rs. 75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at the London Olympics.
Railway minister Mukul Roy also announced a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh to Kumar's guru Satpal Singh.
"Sushil is a
Northern Railway official. He won a bronze in Beijing. We were expecting a gold from him. But nevertheless he has won the silver. We are proud of him," Roy said.