Haryana offers DSP posts to Beijing medal winners

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Chandigarh, Aug 16 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said that all those boxers of Haryana, who would win medals in their respective categories in the Olympics at Bejing would be offered the job of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) by the State Government.

In a statement issued here today, the Chief Minister said that those boxers of Haryana, who would reach the quarter finals in their respective weight in the Olympics, would be given a cash reward of Rs 25 lakh each.

Jatinder Kumar, the second boxer from Haryana has advanced to the quarter finals of of the boxing competitions in the flyweight category in the Olympics, raising hopes for medal.

Akhil Kumar, hailing from Bhiwani had defeated Russian world champion Sergey Vodopyanov yesterday to reach the quarter finals in the 54 kg weight category.

The Chief Minister congratulated both these boxers and urged all the participating players hailing from Haryana to concentrate on their performance and give their best at the Olympics.

He said that the State Government would appreciate their efforts and would suitably reward their achievements.

The Haryana Government has already announced to give Rs two crore as reward money to each player of Haryana who would win a gold medal at the Olympics. Similarly, the winner of the silver medal would get Rs one crore and a bronze medal winner would get Rs 50 lakh.

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