Surkhet: The Government of Karnali Province has honored South Asian Games (SAG) gold medalist Deepak Hamal with a cash prize of Rs 300,000.
Hamal won the gold in the sporty of Wushu at the South Asian Games (SAG) held in Kathmandu last month. The Karnali State government honored Hamal and five other players at a program organized in Surkhet on Wednesday to mark the beginning of Visit Nepal Year-2020.
A silver medal winner of the marathon Pushpa Bhandari, a silver medal winner in women’s volleyball Gita Rana and a silver medal winner in handball Sharada BK were awarded Rs 200,000 each with a letter of appreciation.
Similarly, bronze medal winners Tek Bahadur Sarki and Chandra Kala Thapa received Rs 100,000 in cash from the province government.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Shahi announced the beginning of visit year in Karnali Province.