Asian Games 2018: Six Hockey Players from Odisha Felicitated


Bhubaneswar: Six hockey players from Odisha, namely Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo, Sunita Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas, who were part of the Indian teams that bagged medals in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta were felicitated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at an event organised at the State Secretariat, here, on Monday.

Besides, two Odisha women athletes, Jauna Murmu and Purnima Hembram were also felicitated for their participation and gritty performance in the the biggest multi-sport event in Asia.