More rewards for Olympic medal winner


New Delhi: Rewards continue to pour in for wrestler Sushil Kumar, who won a silver medal in London Olympics, with South Delhi Corporation on Monday announcing exemption of tax for one of his properties in the capital.

He was awarded Rs 51 lakh by three Delhi municipalities at a function organised here.

South Corporation’s Leader of House Subhash Arya announced the exemption, saying he has a life-long exemption from paying property tax on a property he chooses.

Addressing the function, Kumar said, “Winning the medal required a lot of hard work, discipline and the blessings of elders.”

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