MCD accords civic reception to Olympic medallists

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New Delhi, Oct 3 (UNI) Delhi Mayor Arti Mehra today accorded civic reception to Beijing Olympic medal winners, wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Kumar on behalf of the citizens of the city.

Vijender and Sushil won Bronze Medal in Wrestling and Boxing.

Mr Abhinav Bindra, Gold Medal winner in the Beijing Olympics, could not attend the function because of his pre-engagements since he has to leave for Banglore.

A function was held at Pragati Maidan where MCD has organised the Gandhi Jayanti Mela.

Prominet among those present at the felicitation ceremony were Mr Rajiv Parkash Singh Rudi, MP, Deputy Mayory Divya Jaiswal, Leader of the MCD House Subhash Arya, Chairman of the MCD Standing Committee Vijender Gupta, Leader of the Opposition in the MCD Jai Kishan Sharma, Leader of Opposition and Municipal commissioner K S Mehra.

Arti Mehra and Mr Subhash Arya presented a cheque of Rs 5 lakh and merit certificate to Mr Vijender Kumar, who won Bronze Medal in Beijing Olympics.

Vijender Gupta also presented another cheque of Rs 5 lacs and merit certificate to Sushil Kumar, who won Bronze Medal in Beijing Olympics.


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