Monday, 18 October 2021

Gujarat Businessman promised of House and car to Women Hockey Team

Gujarat Businessman promised of House and car to Women Hockey Team

Gujarat's Businessman diamond merchant Savji Dholakia, who is known for handing out lavish gifts to his employees, has now promised that his company will help ₹ 11 lakh to members of the Indian women's Hockey team who want to build a house.

He also promised that if the team brings home a medal, the group will award other members, who already have a house, with a "brand-new car" worth ₹ 5 lakh.

India beat Australia on Tuesday in women's hockey to enter the semifinals at Tokyo Olympics. However, in its maiden Olympic semifinal match, they suffered heartbreak as Argentina won 2-1 winners. The Indian women's hockey team will face Great Britain in the bronze medal game.

In a Twitter post on Tuesday, the diamond baron had said,

"With incredible pride in my heart, I take this opportunity to announce that HK Group has decided to honour our Women hockey team players. For each player who wishes to build her dream home, we will provide assistance of ₹ 11 lakh."

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Soon after his announcement, many others also joined in to motivate the team, he said today. "Dr Kamlesh Dave, my brother's friend from US, has assured to praise all winners with one lakh rupees each," Mr. Dholakia wrote.

Rani Rampal and her team waited for several hours after edging past South Africa 4-3 in hot and humid noon for their second win at Tokyo Olympic.

Ireland vs. Great Britain contest - last of Group A - Decide the destiny of the Indian women's hockey team, either it would continue to stay in the Japanese capital or return home on the next flight home.

Delighted when defending champions Great Britain beat Ireland 2-0 in the evening, cover the way for India to enter the QF of Olympics, something that has never happened before.

They had to wait for another 36 years before qualifying for the Olympics games. But at Rio 2016 games, they had a dismal tour, without a win and finishing last in the table.

The women team also fought their way back into contention in Olympic Tokyo after getting defeated in the first three games against world champions Germany (0-2), Britain (1-4), and holders Netherlands (1-5),
and won against Australia in Quater finals by (1-0), lost semifinal match against Argentina and will compete in a Bronze match against Great Britain.


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