Bhubaneswar, 26/3: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik today felicitated two Odia International Sports person Sriyanka Sadangi and Jayanti Behera at Naveen Niwas at Naveen Niwas.
The Chief Minister lauded the two girls athletes for their success and said that they have brought glory to the state and inspired other players. He said they had brought glory to Odisha around the world and hoped for more success in the coming days.
Chief Minister sriyanka awarded Rs 2 lakh while Jayanti awarded Rs 15 lakh.
Sriyanka recently won a bronze medal in the 50m rifle 3 position in the ISSF World Cup shooting competition in Cairo. He is also currently the National Shooting Champion.
Jayanti Behera also won three medals at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. He won bronze medals in the 400 and 100 meters, and a silver medal in the 200 meters.
Both sportsmen praised the Chief Minister’s vision and initiative for improving the sports infrastructure and sports in the state. The two players happily took a selfie with the chief minister.
The function was attended by Chief Secretary (5T) Shri VK Pandian and Sports Secretary Shri Vinil Krishna.