Rio Olympics 2016: IRCTC Ltd offers a Maharaja’s Express trip to Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik

By: | Updated: August 18, 2016 2:57 PM

IRCTC's Maharajas' Express train is famous for the luxury travel experience that it offers. It provides opportunity to undertake five royal journeys with different cabins in India starting at $2910 per person

IRCTC's Maharajas' Express train is famous for the luxury travel experience that it offers. It provides opportunity to undertake five royal journeys with different cabins in India starting at 10 per personIRCTC’s Maharajas’ Express train is famous for the luxury travel experience that it offers. It provides opportunity to undertake five royal journeys with different cabins in India starting at 10 per person

In a bid to celebrate Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik’s win, IRCTC Ltd extended a sponsored trip to the women wrestler in the famed Maharajas’ Express train.

IRCTC’s Maharaja’s Express train is famous for the luxury travel experience that it offers. It provides opportunities to undertake five royal journeys with different cabins in India starting at $2910 per person. Maharaja’s Express is an award-winning initiative of the Indian Railways.

Haryana’s wrestler Sakshi Malik will also receive an award sum of Rs 2.5 crore from the Haryana Government which has also promised her a government job.

Sakshi Malik scripted history at the Olympics this year as she bagged the bronze medal in the 58kg women’s wrestling bout. She was congratulated by prominent sports personalities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted congratulating her for the Bronze win. He had said that India’s daughter Sakshi Malik has earned a new strength and respect for the Tricolour on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also congratulated her by calling her father Sukhbir Malik in Rohtak. He also tweeted “Heartiest congratulations to Haryana’s wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning India’s first medal at #RioOlympics! The nation is proud of you!” Sakshi Malik’s family in Rohtak was also visited by Haryana Minister Manish Grover.

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