Chawla,Kalia,Sukhbir, Majithia Also Joins Chief Minister in Felicitating BindraCHANDIGARH AUGUST 11: Punjab Chief Minister, Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today felicitated the ace shooter Mr. Abhinav Bindra on winning Olympic Gold Medal and bringing glory to the entire nation.
In a message, the Chief Minister said that Bindra’s achievement in 10-Meters Air Rifle shooting segment would give a major boost to Indian sport. “We in Punjab, are proud of Abhinav Bindra’s remarkable feat”, said Mr. Badal. The Chief Minister said that the Punjab Government would honour him on his return from Beijing and would also give an award of Rs.1 crore as per state government’s sports policy. Mr. Badal hoped that Mr. Bindra after winning this title in Olympics would surely become a role model for the budding players of our country to promote sports at international fora. The Chief Minister also called up Dr.AS Bindra father of the Olympian gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and other family members for his superb achievement.
Meanwhile, Member Parliament and SAD President Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal also lauded Abhinav Bindra’s achievement and said that the first ever Olympic Gold medal in an individual event would go a long way in putting sports persons on a high pedestal
Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia also joined the Chief Minister and other dignitaries in congratulating the youngster Punjabi shooter who had done both India and Punjab proud.
KALIA CONGRATULATES BINDRA ON WINNING GOLD MEDALChandigarh August 11, 2008
Mr. Manoranjan Kalia, Local Government & Industries Minister Punjab today congratulated Mr Abhinav Bindra on winning first Gold Medal for India in Olympic Games Beijing (China) in 10 meter Air Rifle event, Mr Bindra has created a history by winning first Individual Gold Medal. Mr Kalia, also congratulated Mr. A S Bindra father of Mr. Abhinav and his Swiss coach Mr. Gaby Buehlmann.
CHAWLA CONGRATULATES BINDRA
Chandigarh August 11: Prof. Lakshmi Kanta Chawla Health and Family Welfare Minister Punjab has congratulated Mr. Abhinav Bindra, young shooter on his winning the first gold medal for India in the Beijing Olympics, and realizing dream of Indians World over.
In her felicitation message on his golden performance Prof. Chawla said that Abhinav has brought laurels not only for Punjab and Chandigarh but for the whole nation. It is all the more creditable that he has taken his game particularly the Olympics seriously and thought only about his country while playing.
Commenting on Bindra’s achievement, she said that this should inspire confidence amongst all the Indian players to win more medals in the Beijing Olympics.
She further said that the Punjab Government would celebrate the victory and honour the young player on his coming back from Beijing.