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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik presents Rs 6 crore award to Pramod Bhagat

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday felicitated Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist shuttler Pramod Bhagat with a cash award of Rs 6 crore at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium here.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik presents Rs 6 crore award to Pramod Bhagat

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Sep 2021 5:15 AM GMT

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday felicitated Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist shuttler Pramod Bhagat with a cash award of Rs 6 crore at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium here.

A Group-A level government job has also been offered to Bhagat. Bhagat won the badminton gold after beating Daniel Bethell of Great Britain in the men's singles SL3 event in Tokyo.

Congratulating Bhagat, Patnaik said, "It gives me immense pleasure to felicitate you on your outstanding achievement. Your victory was a proud moment for the entire nation and will remain forever so. You have truly redefined how sports can uplift and empower lives. You have inspired a generation of sportspersons and para-sportspersons to create their own destiny." IANS

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