Ground Report | New Delhi: Crores of gifts announced; Athlete Neeraj Chopra, who created history by winning the gold medal in the javelin throw competition of the Tokyo Olympics, has given the nation a chance to dance. The country is celebrating ever since Neeraj won India’s first gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics in the Javelin throw competition.
From Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Neeraj has been showered with money. So let’s know who is giving what to Neeraj.
Crores of gifts announced
Haryana govt will give job and 6 crore rupees
Neeraj Chopra’s golden performance, the Haryana government has announced to give 6 crore rupees to Neeraj. Along with this, they will also be given a class-1 job. At the same time, they will also be given a plot with a discount of 50 percent. This has been announced by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar himself.
During this, the Chief Minister also announced that the Center of Excellence building for athletes would also be constructed in Panchkula. He said that if Neeraj wants, he will be the head of this center.
Punjab CM Announces Rs 2 Crore
Amarinder Singh announced a cash award of Rs 2 crore to Neeraj Chopra, who won India’s first gold medal in athletics events at the Tokyo Olympics, for his stupendous achievement. The Chief Minister said that it is a proud moment for all Indians and Punjabis. The family of Neeraj, posted in the post of unsurpassed subedar in the Indian Army, has its roots in Punjab.
XUV 700 to Neeraj Chopra Anand Mahindra
Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has promised to gift the company’s upcoming SUV XUV700 to Neeraj Chopra, the country’s gold medalist in the javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Mahindra made the announcement shortly after Chopra won the medal. A follower on Twitter asked Mahindra to gift Chopra the XUV700, after which Mahindra wrote, “Yes, of course. It would be my privilege and honor to gift the XUV700 to our Golden Athlete.”
IndiGo offers free travel for one year to Neeraj
Private airline IndiGo on Saturday announced that it will provide unlimited free travel for one year to Tokyo Olympics javelin thrower gold medalist Neeraj Chopra. Ronojoy Dutt, CEO, IndiGo said in a statement, “Neeraj, we are all very happy to hear about your remarkable achievement. You have made the nation proud. I know that all IndiGo employees will welcome you on any of our flights. Will feel honored to be welcomed.”
Ilan Group announces Rs 25 lakh award
for Neeraj Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is only the second Indian to win individual gold at the Olympics.
Chennai Super Kings will give Rs 1 crore
Apart from this, Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for Chopra. “Chennai Super Kings will present an award of Rs 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra in recognition of his stupendous achievement,” Chennai Super Kings said in a statement. It read, ‘Chennai Super Kings will also prepare a special jersey number 8758 to pay respect to Neeraj Chopra. Neeraj brought home the gold by throwing the spear 87.58 meters away.
BCCI will give Rs 1 crore
The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) has announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra. (Crores of gifts announced)