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Four baby girls named after Rio stars in Jharkhand

Jamshedpur, PTI | Updated : 29 August 2016, 09:13 PM

On the occasion of National Sports Day, four newborn girls were named after India’s Olympic medalists P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and archer Deepika Kumari.

The request to name the girls after the four Olympic performers were made by the Deputy Collector, in-charge of Chief Minister Raghbubar Das’s camp office, here to the fathers of the baby girls who were born this morning in a government hospital, MGM College.

The jubilant fathers were Manoj Kumar Das, Mahesh Singh, Sibu Karmakar and Sameer Tantubai who told reporters that they would help their daughters to be sportswomen.

First Published: Monday, August 29, 2016 09:07 PM
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