Salman Khan has announced that he'll be presenting a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to every Indian Olympic athlete who is competing in Rio. He took to Twitter and posted, "As a gesture of appreciation for our Olympic athletes, I will present each one with a cheque of Rs1,01,000."
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Salman Khan will present a cheque of Rupees 1 Lakh to every Indian athlete who is participating in the Rio Olympics 2016.
Salman Praises The Government
Salman Khan praised the Indian Government for showing their support to the Indian Olympic athletes and encouraging them to win medals for the country.
Salman Khan heaped praises at several companies who are going out of their way to help Indian Olympic athletes.
Salman Khan congratulated the Olympic Gold Quest team who are doing their every bit in shaping tomorrow's Olympic champions.
Salman Khan is India's goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics 2016, and said that the government is very supportive of sports and that we should also do our part to encourage people to take up sports in our nation.
He tweeted, "I admire the work that Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is doing to shape tmrw's champions." He further tweeted, "And also companies like Edelweiss, Jio and others who have come forward to support the Olympics."
Even Yash Raj Films, earlier this week announced that they would give Rs 10 Lakh as cash award to the Indian athletes who win gold for the country at the Rio Olympics 2016.