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Himachal CM announces Rs. 1 crore reward for Vijay Kumar

india Updated: Aug 03, 2012 21:58 IST
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Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal announced Rs. 1 crore as reward for Hamirpur marksman Vijay Kumar, who won silver at the Olympics on Friday.

Vijay will also get the Himachal Gaurav Award on Independence Day, August 15.

"The village boy has brought great laurels for the state. It is matter of pride for our small state," Dhunla said.

State Congress chief Kaul Singh Thakur said the party would felicitate Vijay, and Punjab deputy CM Sukbir Badal also sent a congratulatory message.