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Haryana Govt announces Rs 25 lakh for Sushil Kumar

india Updated: Aug 20, 2008 17:07 IST

Haryana government on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs.25 lakh to the winner of bronze medal in the 66 kg freestyle wrestler, Sushil Kumar in the on going Olympics.

Congratulating the winner of second medal for India, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that Sushil Kumar who defeated the Kazak opponent and won the medal has made the country proud.

The Chief Minister also announced to give Rs.25 lakh to Sania Nehwal who had reached the quarter finals in the Olympics Badminton competition.