The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Ms. Mayawati ji has taken the decision to honour all players who brought laurels to the State in Commonwealth Games with Manyawar Sri Kanshiram ji International Sports Award. She has again congratulated all the players of Uttar Pradesh for their
remarkable achievements by winning the medals in the 19th Commonwealth Games. The Hon’ble Chief Minister said that these players would be honoured in a function to be organised in Lucknow. Hon’ble Chief Minister would provide Rs. 15 lakh to the player of U.P. who got gold medal in solo competition, Rs. 10 lakh for winning silver medal and Rs. 08 lakh for bronze medal. Similarly, the players who won gold medal in team competitions would get Rs. 10 lakh each, Rs. 08 lakh each to the players for silver medal and Rs. 06 lakh each to the players for winning bronze medal. She said that the State Government is committed to promote the players. Necessary resources and ultra-modern facilities are being provided for different sports competitions, she added.
The players of U.P. who got medals in Commonwealth Games are-Mr. Omkar (Azamgarh), Km. Anuraj Singh (Aligarh) and Imran Hassan Khan (Bareilly) gold medals in shooting, Km. Alka Tomar (Meerut) and Mr. Narsingh Yadav (Varanasi) gold medals in wrestling, Mr. Ritul Chatterjee (Varanasi) silver
medal in archery, Ms. Sonia Chanu working in U.P. Police (Home State Manipur) silver medal in weight lifting, Mr. Anuj Chaudhary (Muzaffarnagar) silver medal in wrestling, Mr. Tushar Khandkar (Jhansi) and Mr. Danish Murtuza (Allahabad) silver medal in Hockey and Mr. Ashish (Allahabad) silver and
bronze medals in gymnastics.