Sonia Gandhi meets KBC winner Sushil Kumar
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 22:37
  
New Delhi: Sushil Kumar, a teacher from Bihar's Motihari District who won Rs five crore in the popular TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, on Tuesday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi who congratulated him on his feat.

Kumar, who has been declared as the ambassador of the country's flagship social sector scheme -- Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) -- met Gandhi this evening, sources said.

The Congress President also wished him success. Yesterday, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh had declared Kumar as the ambassador of the country's rural employment scheme.

Sushil Kumar, a computer operator and tutor by profession, had won the prize last month in the game show hosted by veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 22:37


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