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Railway Minister met Mirabai Chanu, announced a reward of Rs 2 crore

New Delhi | Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav on Monday met Indian Railways’ weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who has won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The minister announced a cash reward of Rs 2 crore to him. In a tweet, the Ministry of Railways said, Hon’ble Minister, Shri Ashwini Vaishnav felicitated Olympic Silver Medalist and Indian Railways Weightlifter, Ms. Mirabai Chanu.

The Hon’ble Minister announced a cash prize of Rs 2 crore and promotion to him for his outstanding performance in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Chanu met Vaishnav at the Ministry of Railways here.

Chanu, who won a silver medal in the 49kg category on Saturday, opened an account in India’s medal tally at the Olympic Games. On his return home, he was accorded a grand welcome with the slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai.

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