Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday handed a cheque of Rs one lakh to hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki.
The 21-year-old forward met Pawar at the Mantralaya this morning.
Walmiki scored in the penalty shootout in the final of the Asian Champions Trophy final on Sunday against Pakistan in China, which India won.
The NCP leader also took note of the disconnected electricity at Walmiki`s residence and asked BEST General Manager Omprakash Gupta to immediately restore the supply.
The state government is also planning to allot Walmiki a flat in the city, sources said.