Rathore sanctions Rs 5 lakhs for ailing archer

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday sanctioned Rs 5 lakh to national-level archer Gohela Boro for medical treatment.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday sanctioned the money.   -  Ramesh Sharma

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday sanctioned Rs 5 lakh to national-level archer Gohela Boro for medical treatment.

Boro is suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus combined with other multiple disorder. She belongs to a very poor family of Amguri village in Kokrajhar district of Assam.

The money was sanctioned from the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS).

The financial assistance sanctioned comes in addition to Rs 3.37 lakhs provided to the archer up to January, 2018, a ministry release said.

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