Five sportspersons from Tamil Nadu, including a differently-abled woman who had won honours in international contests, have been given cash awards by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Which includes Jenitha Anto of Tiruchirappalli has presented with a cheque for Rs 25 lakh for winning an international chess tournament for the differently abled held in Serbia last month. Anto had won the tournament for the fourth time.
The other receiver of the cash awards are- C Ajith Kumar, R Naveen, L Samayasri, and S Priyadarshini. Jayalalithaa also gave away a total cash incentive of Rs 1.20 crore to four other sportspersons who had won medals in different events at the World School Athletics Championship in Turkey in July. Jayalalithaa’s earlier announcement of rich cash awards to athletes from the state who win international accolades.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the state which has given cash awards to five sportspersons?
2. Who is the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu?
Courtesy: Business Standard