Haryana govt insults CWG heroes

first_imgThe much touted ceremony of Haryana government to honour the medal winners of the recently concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) turned out to be a function where the heroes were rather insulted as they waited for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for hours.Hooda, the chief guest of the felicitation function held to mark the Haryana Day, kept the 32 medallists and other guests waiting for almost three hours. The state government had planned the “grand felicitation ceremony” dubbing it ‘Chak de Haryana – Chak de India’.The ceremony was kept on hold until the chief minister arrived.The Haryana government had announced cash reward of Rs 15 lakh for each gold medallist, Rs 10 lakh for silver and Rs 7 lakh for bronze medal winner along with a Maruti car. Each gold medal winner was promised an SX-4 car, silver medallist a Swift Dzire and bronze medal winner a Wagon-R car.last_img

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