Salman to give Rs 1L cheque to each Indian Olympic athlete
Bollywood actor Salman Kh an, the good will ambassa dor of the Indi an contingent at this year’s Olympics in Rio, will present a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to each of the athletes. “As a gesture of appreciation for our Olympic athletes, I will present each one with a cheque of Rs 1,01,000,“ Salman, 50, tweeted.
The actor, whose appointment as a goodwill ambassador had been criticized, said all citizens of the country should do their bit to encourage sports. “The government is very supportive of sports.Each of us can also do our bit to encourage a sports nation,“ he posted.
“I admire the work that the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is doing to shape tomorrow’s champions.“
amar ujala newspaper 18/08/2016 : http://epaper.amarujala.com/