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ONGC gifts rifle to young shooter

Pulkeeta Nimbawal,a promising 22-year-old rifle shooter from Vadodara,will soon receive a professional rifle sponsored by ONGC.

Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: June 29, 2013 12:14:24 am

Pulkeeta Nimbawal,a promising 22-year-old rifle shooter from Vadodara,will soon receive a professional rifle sponsored by ONGC. Daughter of a garage owner,Nimbawal,has received support from ONGC to make her Olympic dream come true.

On Wednesday,S.K. Das,Executive Director (Basin Manager of Western Onshore Basin),ONGC,Vadodara handed over a cheque of Rs 2.5 lakh to the Baroda Rifles Club to procure a professional ‘Anschutz’ rifle from Germany for Pulkeeta.

Pulkeeta,who has 20 medals in 50m rifle shooting at various state and national level tournaments,says her humble background never let dream big. “My father could never buy me a professional gun to train. This rifle I receive can be adjusted and is one of the best makes,” she said.

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