SP has always respected and honoured women: Akhilesh on Sakshi's bronze medal feat

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav congraluting Sakshi for winning the first Rio Olympic medal for the country, today said that Samajwadi Party has always respected and honored the women.

"Sakshi would be honored by UP government with Rani Laxmibai award for making the country proud," he said while attending a Rakshabandhan programme at his official residence here today. Sakshi Malik has become the first medal winner of the Rio Olympics from India when she won the bronze in the 58kg women free style wrestling last night. Rani Laxmibai sports awards comprise Rs one lakh cash and a citation.

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