CWG: Delhi Govt to Give Rs 14 Lakh Reward to Gold Medalist Manika

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the Delhi government will give Rs 14 lakh to Manika Batra.

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Manika Batra at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday, 10 April, said the state government will give Rs 14 lakh to table tennis player Manika Batra for winning a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia.

He announced in the Delhi Assembly that the reward will be given to Batra under the sports policy of the government.

The Delhi government will give Rs 14 lakh to Manika Batra.
Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister

Under the policy, Rs 14 lakh is given to a CWG gold medal winner, while Rs 10 lakh is given to a silver medal winner, Sisodia said.

He said Rs 6 lakh is given for winning a bronze medal at Commonwealth Games.

Speaker Ram Niwas Goel and other legislators congratulated Batra for winning the gold medal.

On Sunday, Batra inspired India to a historic gold medal with her stunning singles victories in table tennis, fashioning an unthinkable 3-1 win over formidable Singapore in the final of the women's team event at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

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