Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday congratulated Para-athlete Deepa Malik on winning Gold Medal in the 18th National Para Athletics Championship-2018 being held at Panchkula.

He was interacting with Deepa Malik as she called on him. He also appreciated her for winning gold in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai recently and said that she is an inspiration for all daughters of the state.

“I congratulate Deepa Malik for winning gold medal in the 18th National Para Athletics Championship-2018 and also in World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai,” said the CM adding that the state government was committed to create a positive environment in the state that constantly motivates and encourages sportspersons.

Malik thanked the CM for appreciating her and said that she received a tremendous amount of encouragement from him. She also expressed satisfaction on the accessibility of youth hostels during the Championship.