Hyderabad, Jul 29 : Andhra Pradesh government today announced a cash reward of Rs five lakh to Matsa Santoshi, who won bronze medal in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games.

The announcement was made on the directions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, an official release said here quoting state Sports Minister K Atchannaidu. Santoshi, who hails from Vizianagaram district, won bronze medal in the 53 kg category in weightlifting.