WB Minister extends help to national powerlifting champion

Kolkata: National women`s powerlifting
champion Rakhi Halder was today given a financial incentive of
Rs 35,000 by West Bengal Fisheries Minister Kiranmoy Nanda.

Rakhi won a gold medal in the national powerlifting
championship early this year.

Rakhi, who hails from a poor fisherman`s family in Nadia
district, today met the minister at the state secretariat
Writer`s Building here.

PTI

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