Sakshi Malik gained a bronze medal on the 2016 Rio Olympics.© AFP
Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik on Saturday expressed unhappiness over no longer being given the Arjuna Award and took to social media to invite High Minister Narendra Modi what extra she may just do to get it. “Honourable High Minister @narendramodi jee and honourable sports activities minister @kirenrijiju jee. I’m honoured that I’ve been bestowed upon with Khel Ratna. Each and every participant has a dream to get all awards. For this the participant toils very arduous,” she mentioned in a tweet in Hindi on Saturday.
“I too have a dream that previous to my identify Arjuna awardee is written. What extra medals will have to I carry in order that I’m honoured with the Arjuna Award? Or I is probably not lucky to get this award in my existence as a wrestler?” she requested in her tweet.
— Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) August 22, 2020
The 2016 Rio Video games medallist had on Thursday claimed that she were given simplest assurances from the state govt, however no activity or the promised plot of land.
“Up to now, I’ve no longer were given any plot (of land) nor a role has been given to me. I had met the Sports activities Minister and the Leader Minister previous, however simplest were given assurances,” Malik had mentioned on Thursday.
Haryana’s House Minister Anil Vij, on the other hand, on Friday had rejected Malik’s declare that she has were given simplest assurances however no activity was once given to her through the state govt.
Vij had mentioned on Friday, “We gave a cheque of Rs 2.five crore the day she landed in India (after the Olympics tournament)”.