S S Ahluwalia conveys Prime Minister Modi’s message to Swapna, offers her central govt job, Rs 30 lakh

Jalpaiguri
1 Sep 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be speaking to Swapna Barman to personally appreciate her triumph at heptathlon in Asian Games. Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia, union minister of state for electronics and information technology visited residence of Barman and spoke to her mother and other relatives today.
“On her return from Indonesia Swapna Barman would be offered Rs 30 lakh by the central government. She would also be offered a suitable job by the central sports ministry. On September 5 the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be meeting Swapna and other athletes who have made the country proud with their mesmerizing performances,” Ahluwalia said.
The central minister also connected on his phone Basana Barman, Swapna’s monther with central minister for sports.
“Swapna is a national figure. She is a national icon who has held the head of the entire nation high. The central government would help her in all possible ways,” the minister said.
It may be mentioned that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spoke to Basana Barman through mobile phone of state tourism minister Gautam Deb who visited Swapna’s residence on Thursday. The Chief Minister has assured the champion athlete’s family of all possible cares too.
The family has also been told that Swapna for her commendable performances would be offered Rs 10 lakh and a government job. (EOIC)