Telangana government announces Rs.2 crores, housing to boxer Nikhat Zareen, shooter Esha Singh

CM KCR has also decided to allot residential plots to both the sportspersons in Banjara Hills or Jubilee Hills

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  1 Jun 2022 1:25 PM GMT
 Telangana government announces Rs.2 crores, housing to boxer Nikhat Zareen, shooter Esha Singh

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday announced prize money of Rs. 2 crores to World Boxing Champion Nikhat Zareen and Junior World Cup Shooting Champion Esha Singh.

Hailing from Hyderabad, both of them have recently won laurels in international events and brought fame to the state world over. The state government announced Rs 2 crore cash prize each to Nikhat Zareen for clinching gold medal in the recently held Women's World Boxing Championships in Turkey and Esha Singh who won gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup Shooting event in Germany.

On the instructions of CM KCR, the government has issued orders in this regard on Wednesday. Apart from the cash award, CM KCR has also decided to allot residential plots to both the sportspersons in Banjara Hills or Jubilee Hills. On Wednesday, as announced by the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, the Telangana government has also issued orders to present Rs. one crore cash award to Kinnera artist Padma Shri Darshanam Mogulaiah. Considering his request, the government has taken a decision to allot a residential plot to him in BN Reddy Nagar colony.

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