Naveen Patnaik Felicitates Para-shuttler Pramod Bhagat with 6 crores Reward
Bhubaneswar: Golden Boy and reigning world champion para shuttler, Parmod Bhagat who won a gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics was given a hero’s welcome on his arrival at Biju Patnaik International Airport today.
Later in the evening, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated Pramod Bhagat with a cash award of Rs 6 Crores at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium. He has also been offered a Group A level government job.
Congratulating Bhagat for his achievement, Patnaik said, “It gives me immense pleasure to felicitate you on your outstanding achievement. Your victory was a proud moment for the entire nation and will remain forever so. You have truly redefined how Sports can uplift and empower lives. You have inspired a generation of sportspersons and para sportspersons to create their own destiny. I wish you all the very best for greater glories. We will continue to support you in your journey ahead.”