New Delhi/Rohtak, August 20
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday announced a financial award of Rs 1 crore for Olympic bronze medal-winner wrestler Sakshi Malik.
Sisodia’s announcement came while he visited Sakshi’s native place Rohtak, Haryana.
He also announced a direct promotion for Sakshi Malik’s father Sukhbir Malik who is a bus conductor with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).
Sakshi won a freestyle wrestling bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the ongoing Rio Olympics on Wednesday. — IANS