Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced Rs 10 lakh cash award for Odia para-athlete Jayanti Behera, who won a bronze medal in the 200-metre sprint at the Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Naveen said Odisha is proud of her achievement.
Congratulate Jayanti Behera for winning bronze medal in 200 metre sprint at the @asianpg2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. #Odisha is proud of your achievement. Happy to announce ₹10 lakh prize for her. #OdishaForIndia
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 9, 2018