Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday congratulated three Paralympic medal winners from the state, saying money rewards of as much as Rs 3 crore for every of them.

Shooter Avani Lekhara, who has gained a gold medal on the Paralympic Video games in Tokyo, might be given a money reward of Rs 3 crore, whereas javelin throwers Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar will get Rs 2 crore and Rs 1 crore respectively for successful silver and bronze medals.

All of the three gamers from Rajasthan have already been appointed to the submit of assistant conservator of forest within the state forest division.

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“The gamers of the state have introduced laurels to the nation and the state by successful medals, we’re very pleased with them,” Gehlot tweeted.

Lekhara scripted historical past on Monday as she grew to become the primary Indian lady to win a gold medal on the Paralympics, firing her technique to the highest of the rostrum within the R-2 girls’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 occasion.

The 19-year-old from Jaipur, who sustained spinal wire accidents in a automobile accident in 2012, completed with a world file equalling complete of 249.6, which can be a brand new Paralympic file.

“Heartiest Congratulations to Jaipur’s Avani Lekhara for successful first ever Gold for India in ShootingParaSport! What an excellent efficiency by her in Ladies’s 10m AR Standing SH1 Ultimate as she created historical past! Total nation may be very pleased with her. It’s an amazing day for Indian sports activities!” Gehlot tweeted earlier within the day.

Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time, whereas Gurjar gained a bronze within the males’s javelin throw F46 closing.

The chief minister congratulated the 2, calling it a “marvellous second”.

“We’re so pleased with Rajasthan’s Paralympic javelin throwers Devendra Jhajharia, who grabbed Silver & Sundar Singh Gurjar for claiming Bronze at Males’s Javelin Throw occasion, TokyoParalympics. It’s a wonderful second. Heartiest Congratulations to Dev Jhajharia & Sundar S Gurjar!” he stated in one other tweet.

Gehlot additionally hailed Yogesh Kathuniya for successful a silver medal in Males’s Discus Throw F56.

“It’s nice information for all of us. The nation is so proud!” he tweeted.

Kathuniya, a B.Com graduate from New Delhi’s Kirorimal Faculty, despatched the disc to a greatest distance of 44.38m in his sixth and final try to clinch the silver.

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