Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Leading jewellery chain NAC Jewellers on Tuesday decided to shower diamonds on Olympic medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik as well as gymnast Dipa Karmakar for their great performance at the recently-concluded Rio Olympic games.

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PV Sindhu with her silver medal at Rio Olympics
NAC Jewellers also aims to further expand this initiative and create a platform to encourage budding sportswomen in the country, the statement added. “It was a glorious stint for the Indian sportswomen at Rio Olympics 2016 and a proud moment to witness these young minds lead our country into historic victory across categories. We at NAC Jewellers are thrilled to honor these great sportswomen for their determination in the game and playing a significant role in putting India on the global map of sports,” Anantha Padmanabhan, Managing Director was quoted as saying in the statement. “We are confident that this initiative will lay a stepping stone for us to continue our efforts in recognising such hidden gems of our country,” he added. IANS