Honours excellent sportspersons with Shikhar Khel Alankaran
Urges sportspersons for effective participation of MP in next Olympics
Bhopal, November 11, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan honoured excellent sportspersons with prestigious “Shikhar Khel Alankaran 2016” samman at a grand programme here today. Mr. Chouhan honoured the badminton player Miss P.V.Sindhu who has won a silver medal at Rio Olympics with Rs. 50 lakh on behalf of the state government. Mrs. Vijaya, mother of Miss Sindhu and coach, Mr. Pullela Gopichand were especially present on the occasion. It may be mentioned that announcement was made by the Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan to honour Miss Sindhu for winning silver medal with Rs. 50 lakh. Mr. Chouhan said that Miss Sidhu is a pride of the country. She has brought laurel to the country. He further said that Miss Sakshi malik will also be honoured. Moreover, sportspersons of Madhya Pradesh will also be honoured who had participated in the Olympics. He reiterated the pledge to send more and more sportspersons from the state in the next Olympics. CM Mr. Chouhan honoured the famous hockey coach Mr. Paramjeet Singh with Life Time Achievement award. He honoured the coach of soft ball Mr. Sudesh Sangte and Taekwondo coach Mr. Virendra Pawar with Vishwamitra award. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan mentioned that the state government will provide best facilities to all the players. He said that it is now clear from the Rio Olympics that daughters of India can do wonder. Mr. Chouhan said that sportspersons of the state have talent, ability and devotion, they can perform marvel if they get the facilities.
Moreover, Mr. Chouhan said that a sport is necessary along with studies. Politics should have sportsmanship spirit too. The committed sportspersons who are deeply involved in the sports should be accommodated in sports management. Mr. Chouhan urged the sportspersons to administer pledge for excellent performance. He hoped that India will display excellently well in the next Olympics and Madhya Pradesh will contribute in it. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan presented appointment letter for government jobs to Kayaking player Miss Anjali Vashishth, softball player Miss Riha David, Karate player Mr. Ajay Yadav, Wushu player Miss Ankita Raikwar and softball player Miss Savita.