Thatscricket - Women's - News - Sahara rewards Raj with cash incentive
Published: Sunday, September 22, 2002, 21:57 [IST]
New Delhi: Sahara India on Sunday rewarded Mithali Raj for her record breaking feat of 214 against England in the Test match played at Taunton a month ago - as a special recognition of her talent, Mithali Raj was awarded Rs 30,000 per month for one year.[an error occurred while processing this directive]Sahara India Pariwar organised the felicitation and roped in glamour queen Aishwarya Rai to give away the prize. Sahara India also rewarded other sports person by announcing cash awards for the medallists at the recently concluded Common Wealth Games."The victory of these sportspersons symbolises victory of the nation. This gesture (of awarding them) is just a reciprocation of their hard work," said Aishwarya, also council director of Sahara.Earlier, Chandra Babu Naidu (Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh) rewarded Mithali Rajs effort by awarding her a cash prize of Rs 3,00,000.
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