Rana Sodhi announces cash award of Rs.1 crore each to Punjab hockey players
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After rewriting history by the Indian men’s hockey team in Olympics as they claimed bronze after 41 years, defeating the strong team of Germany with 5-4, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, announced that the Punjab government would bestow state hockey players with Rs.1 crore each.
The Sports Minister tweeted, “On this historic day for #IndianHockey, I am delighted to announce a cash award of Rs.1crore each to players from #Punjab. We await your return to celebrate the much deserving medal in #Olympics.”
He said it was absolutely Gripping Match! Our boys have done it in Tokyo Olympics 2020 and bringing an Olympic medal home after 41 years. India and Punjab is proud of this Brilliant Team Play.
Rana Sodhi said that out of a total of 20 players from Punjab, 11 players are in the Indian hockey team.