Divyang players associated with Jharkhand Para Olympic Association called on the Chief Minister Hemant Soren today. On behalf of the Association, the Chief Minister was informed that many disabled players from here are bringing laurels to the state and the country by their performance at the national and international level in various sports. This year, 8 players from Jharkhand were included in the Indian team which won the gold medal in the Para Throw Ball competition held in Nepal on 19-20 February. These players made the Indian team the champion of India by their excellent performance. He said that most of the disabled players come from rural environment and their economic condition is also not very good. If cooperation and facilities are provided to them, they will perform better for the country and Jharkhand in future as well.
Congratulating the players of the throw ball team, the Chief Minister assured that the government is continuously taking steps in the interest of sports and players. In the coming days, Jharkhand will be able to achieve a different position in the world of sports. Among those who called on the Chief Minister were Jharkhand Para Olympic Association President Rahul Mehta, Secretaries Sarita Sinha and Patras Lakda, besides players from Jharkhand who are part of the Indian throw ball team, Mukesh Kanchan, Pratima Tirkey, Asunta Toppo, Pawan Lakda, Taramani Lakda, Anita Tirkey, Mahima Oraon and Chandan Lohra were included.