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Sakshi Malik’s Father Has a Message for Fathers in Haryana

While raising Sakshi, her father helped her not only in realising her dream, but also in making it a reality.

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On National Daughter’s Day, Sukhbir Malik, father of Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik, put out a video message for fathers in Haryana. In it, he makes an emotional appeal to all fathers to stand by their daughters and support them in their journey to achieve their dreams.

While raising Sakshi in a rural part of Haryana, Sukhbir helped his daughter in not only realising her dream of pursuing a career in sports, but also helped her in transforming that dream into a reality.

Just like Sukhbir, a former bus conductor, stood by his daughter against all odds, he hopes that other fathers will also honour their daughters and give them the respect and care they deserve.

Sakshi made history after winning the bronze medal in wrestling in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She was also a part of Indian team in the ongoing World Championships in Nur Sultan.

Breakthrough, the organisation that has released this video, works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls.

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Topics:  Haryana   Sakshi Malik   Daughter's Day 

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