TN govt announces Rs 10 lakh for Gomathi

Chennai: The State Government today announced Rs 10 lakh as cash prize for Gomathi Marimuthu who won gold medal for India in the Asian Athletics Championship held in Doha, Qatar recently.

The government has also announced Rs five lakh cash prize for Arokia Rajiv who won silver medal in the 4×400 m mixed relay.

It may be noted that AIADMK and DMK had given Rs 15 and Rs 10 lakh, respectively, to Gomathi. Apart from this parties such as TMC, TNCC also gave cash rewards.

NT Bureau