Indian women’s hockey star Lalremsiami would be offered a government job and a plot of land in her hometown by the Mizoram Government for her performance at the Tokyo Olympics. 

The announcement was made by Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Friday afternoon. 

“Our hockey star Lalremsiami will be offered a government job & will be given a house plot at her hometown,” Mizoram CM Zoramthanga said. 

Lalremsiami would also be rewarded with cash incentive of Rs 25 lakhs for her participation at the Tokyo Olympics. 

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Zoramthanga added: “Govt of Mizoram had sanctioned Rs. 20 Lakhs for her preparation; will reward her with another Rs. 25 lakhs cash incentive for her participation at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.” 

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Lalremsiami was part of the Indian women’s hockey team that finished fourth at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. 

The Indian women’s hockey team’s medal dreams dashed on Friday after it lost its bronze medal match to Great Britain.  

India lost the bronze medal match to Great Britain 3-4.  

Meanwhile, the Indian eves are being hailed by all for their fighting spirit. 

This was for the first time that an Indian women’s hockey team played a medal match. 

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With this loss, the Indian eves finished 4th at the Tokyo Olympics, their highest-ever Olympic finish in history, and competed for a medal at the Games for the first time. 

Although the Indian women’s hockey team lost their bronze medal match, they won the hearts of every Indian for the never say die spirit it showed on the turf. 

India women’s team booked a ride to the quarterfinals, where they shocked Australia to earn their first-ever semi-finals berth, but could not reach the final as they went down to Argentina 1-2. 

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