Delhi to give Rs.2 crore to Sushil Kumar
"We have decided to increase the cash reward for Sushil Kumar from Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore," said Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit after a cabinet meeting.
Sushil became India's only individual back-to-back Olympics medallist.
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Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently announced his support to the Pro-Kabaddi League, says that sport chose him. "I did not choos... More Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently announced his support to the Pro-Kabaddi League, says that sport chose him. "I did not choose kabaddi; in fact, the sport chose me. It's a traditional sport and is yet to receive its due in a cricket-csrazy nation. Being a sports lover myself, I want to change the perception about the game in India. Despite kabaddi being an Indian game, it comes a long way down the pecking order of sports in our country. I want to promote it and would like to see the fan base of the game increasing tremendously with this tournament," he said.
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