Odisha CM announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh each for Indian Men’s Hockey India players
Bhubaneswar:6/10/23:Congratulating the Indian Men’s Hockey India for their historic Gold Medal at the 19th Asian Games, Hon’ble CM Sri Naveen Patnaik today announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh each for players and support staff of the victorious team.
The Indian Team sealed the berth for Paris Olympics 2024. They convincingly beat defending champions Japan 5-1 in the Final. The team was ecstatic to receive personal congratulations from the Chief Minister. Speaking to the Indian team over video call after the medal ceremony, CM extended heartiest congratulations to the team members. CM said that their unwavering dedication and hard work have once again proved that Hockey is truly India’s game, embodying the nation’s unyielding spirit
CM said that in Odisha, where Hockey holds a special place in the hearts of people, this historic day will forever be etched in the memories as a momentous triumph for the beloved sport and the nation. CM wished the Indian team the very best as they prepared for the Paris Olympics 2024 games.