Khattar made this statement during an event which was organized to felicitate India’s first woman wrestler Sakshi Malik who won bronze medal at the Rio Olympics.  

"It's a proud moment for us that two of our daughters won medals on Raksha Bandhan festival. Sakshi Malik from Haryana and Sindhu (asks others what is her name). PV Sindhu from Karnataka,” he said.

Interestingly, the Khattar government had also announced a Rs 50 lakh reward for Hyderabad-based badminton player Sindhu. Khattar made this statement during an event which was organised to felicitate Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik.

Sakshi who touched down in the Capital in the wee hours, was received by the ministers of the ruling BJP in Haryana. Haryana's Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij, who was present in Rio as head of state delegation, accompanied the wrestler on the return flight.

(With Agency Input)

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