Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, at his residence in Patna on Tuesday, handed a check of Rs. 1 lakh to Priyanka, an international kickboxing star saying she had brought fame to the state by being elected to represent India in international tournaments.
A resident of Chhapra district, Priyanka is to join the Indian team for international kickboxing contest to be held in Andria, Italy between November 7 and November 12 later this year. The event is organized by the World Kickboxing Federation.
"There is no dearth of talent in Bihar. What is required is to identify them, encourage them, and provide them all the tools that are required to hone their skills," Yadav said.
Rajya Sabha member Prem Gupta was also present on the occasion.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS