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Haryana Government announces Sakshi Malik's name as brand ambassador for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'
As the Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport early morning on Wednesday, she got a grand welcome here. Her performance at Rio Olympics has made the country proud.

To welcome the wrestler, five BJP ministers from Haryana including Kavita Jain, Rao Narbir Singh, Manish Grover and Vipul Goel, Director of Sports and Youth Affairs Department of State were present at the international airport.

On this occasion, Haryana Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij announced that Sakshi will be the brand ambassador for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in Haryana state.

Sakshi became the first Indian woman wrestler  to win an Olympic medal with her bronze in the 58 kg freestyle event, which makes her the best choice for the campaign `Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'. This decision of the state government was welcomed by Twitteratis saying:

 



 



 



 



 

For her historic achievement, Sakshi was felicitated with a cash prize of Rs 2.5 crore by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Bahadurgarh in Jhajjar district. Earlier, the felicitation was scheduled in Rohtak, but was later shifted to Bahadurgarh.

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