neeraj pandey gold medal, olympics 2020

neeraj pandey gold medal, olympics 2020
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New Delhi: Gold medalist in Tokyo Olympics, athlete Neeraj Chopra throughout his felicitation ceremony

In an try and uniquely have a good time India’s worth Neeraj Chopra’s golden win on the Olympics, an area petrol pump proprietor in Gujarat on Monday supplied free gas price Rs 501 for for folks named Neeraj in Gujarat’s Bharuch. 

Pathan stated by means of this gesture, he needed to have a good time the feat of the athlete who introduced laurels to India. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra made India proud by securing a gold medal win on the just- concluded Tokyo Olympics.

Ayub Pathan, proprietor of the SP Petroleum in Netrang city stated that free petrol price Rs 501 could be given to all “Neerajs” who can declare the gas after presenting a sound identification ID. The supply, nevertheless, was legitimate solely until Monday night.

“To pay tribute to Neeraj Chopra, who won a gold medal for India at Tokyo Games, we had launched a scheme for those named Neeraj. Petrol is being given for free worth Rs 501 when people bring an ID proof with them. It is a very proud moment for us, when he won the medal. We started this two-day scheme on Sunday,” Pathan stated.

So far, 30 folks have availed the scheme, the petrol pump proprietor stated. “First I thought it was a hoax call, but found on reaching the pump that it was indeed true,” stated a beneficiary of the scheme.

The gold gained by Neeraj Chopra on Saturday enabled India to register its first-ever gold in monitor and discipline on the Olympic Games. India recorded its best-ever haul on the Olympics with a complete of seven medals. 

Meanwhile, India’s Olympic medal-winners have been accorded a grand welcome by the federal government in a stunning felicitation ceremony in New Delhi on Monday with sports activities minister Anurag Thakur saying that their journey is an “incredible story of resilience and sporting excellence”.

(With ANI Inputs)

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