Dhoni to be felicitated by Jharkhand government

Updated: 13 June 2011 17:55 IST

Jharkhand Government is all set to announce the date to felicitate Indian cricket team captain Mahender Singh Dhoni and the winners of the 34th National Games.

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Jharkhand Government is all set to announce the date to felicitate Indian cricket team captain Mahender Singh Dhoni and the winners of the 34th National Games.

"We have planned to honour Dhoni as well as the sportspersons, who made Jharkhand proud in the 34th National Games held in February by winning medals," Sudesh Mahto, Deputy Chief Minister-cum-Sports Minister said here.

While the local lad Dhoni made the country proud by leading India to World Cup victory after 28 years, Jharkhand athletes came up with some impressive performances during the National Games, Mahto said.

"I can assure that the felicitation will be grand and the prize money to be given to the medal winners will be more than any other state," claimed Mahto, adding that necessary instructions have been given to the concerned authorities to prepare for the function.

Topics : Cricket India MS Dhoni
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