Abhinav Bindra, the shooter has literally hit a pot of gold. He has earned Rs. 4 crores in 4 hours and the cash, accolades, laurels and perks are still flowing. Laxmi Mital, the steel tyrcoon has reportedly gifted him Rs.1.8 crore. The Punjab government has given him Rs. 1.3 crore, while the sports ministry has given him Rs.30 lakhs. The ministry of steel has announced Rs.17 lakhs while Karnataka state has honored him with Rs.10 lakhs. The state of MP has given him Rs.5 lakhs while Maharashtra has plans to bestow Rs. 11 lakh on the man who has made the nation proud. Cricketing board BCCI has gifted him Rs.25 lakhs while the Orrisa government has conferred Rs.5 lakhs upon him.
SpiceJet has given him membership of life time air travelling. Railway minister Lalu Prasad has given him life time free travel on AC compartment to any part of the country. Abhinav is also likely to be the brand ambassador of Indian Railways. The private players are yet to give their share of rewards!