Photo feature: Yogi Adityanath felicitated Tokyo 2020 Olympians

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday presented a sum of USD 5.6 million to felicitate the Olympians who did the nation proud at the recently-concluded Tokyo Games.

Photo feature: Yogi Adityanath felicitated Tokyo 2020 Olympians
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath felicitated Gold Medal winner in recently held Tokyo Olympics, javelin star, Neeraj Chopra at a mega event at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on Thursday. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath felicitated Olympians who have done the country proud at the recent Tokyo Olympics, at a function here on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh Governor, Anandiben Patel felicitated two times Olympic medalist Badminton star, P V Sindhu for her bronze medal in recent Tokyo Olympics

During a mega event at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium, Adityanath gave monetary rewards to the Olympians. The government spent around INR 42 crore (USD 5.6 million) to not only felicitate the medal winners but also those who finished fourth.