Paralympian Bhavina Patel

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Gujarat Govt's Sports-Related Programs Do Not Cover Para Athletes: Bhavina Patel

During an engagement with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on October 14, Bhavana Patel, silver-medalist at Tokyo-Paralympics 2020, said that "more" has to be done for para-athletes since existing programs for endeavoring government jobs for athletes is impervious. She stated that the Gujarat government's sports initiatives do not include para-athletes. "I have one more request. Those who win gold, silver, or bronze in national events, should be given government jobs under sports quota," said Patel.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 02:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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