India’s star hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh. Thanked the Kerala government on Tuesday. For declaring a Rs 2 crore cash reward and promotion. After he returned home with a bronze medal from the Tokyo Olympics.
Sreejesh, who has been a compelling figure. The Indian hockey circuit said the recognition for Olympians will certainly help millions of youth. Also, kids to pick up hockey sticks in the future.
Kerala government declared an Rs crore cash reward. Also, for PR Sreejesh, who was part of the India men’s hockey group. Which finished a 41-year-long wait for an Olympic medal. CM Pinarayi Vijayan also said. That all Olympians who spoken to India at the Tokyo 2020. From the state will be awarded Rs 5 lakh.
PR Sreejesh is holding the post of Deputy Director. Also, in the Open Education Department. They will also be advanced as Joint Director.
Sreejesh pr posted on Twitter
Thank you very much sir for the recognition. It will inspire millions of young kids. To take sports, especially hockey more seriously. @vijayanpinarayi, Sreejesh said.
The issue of cash reward picked up prominence. After previous Olympian Anju Bobby George. Also, scrutinized the Kerala government for not declaring one for PR Sreejesh. The decorated Olympian said the value of an Olympic medal. It should be perceived.
The allegation that the Kerala government did not reward him is true. Many governments announced just when athletes won medals. Also, even before they came back to the state. In this case, even after Sreejesh came back. The Kerala government has not announced a reward,” Anju Bobby George told on Mathrubhumti TV.
PR Sreejesh is one of India’s heroes at the Tokyo Olympics. The persuasive goalkeeper. Also, he was respected as one of the best going around in the sport of hockey. Protected the goalpost, making vital spares that helped India. Lastly, reach their first-ever Olympic semi-final in 49 years.