Mah CM announces Rs 5 lakh award for boxer Vijender

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Mumbai, Aug 22 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today announced a cash prize of Rs five lakh for ace boxer Vijender Kumar for winning bronze medal in the middle weight (75 kg) category today in the Beijing olympics.

Mr Deskmukh, while congratulating Vijender for winning the third medal for India, said the three winners have made the country proud, according to an official release.

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