Gujarat: Did you ever think you could get something for free just because of your name? And not just anything, but highly valued petrol, especially in these days. Yes, you read that right. Ayuub Pathan, a petrol pump owner in Bharuch, Gujarat is offering free petrol, up to Rs 501, to people who share their name with Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra. All they need is a valid ID proof with their name on it.Also Read - Gujarat Allows Durga Puja and Vijaydashmi Celebrations; Relaxes Night Curfew Timings | Check Details Here
“It is our two-day scheme to honour him. We are entertaining all valid ID Card-holding namesakes of Chopra,” Pathan was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. Also Read - Gestures Like These...: Taj Hotel Employee Shares Umbrella With Stray Dog, Ratan Tata Has THIS to Say
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Neeraj Chopra made history by winning gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Chopra became only the second Indian to win an individual gold in the Olympics, outperforming the field by some distance to immortalise himself as the first track-and-field Games medal-winner for the country. The 23-year-old athlete from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana, produced a second-round throw of 87.58 metres in the finals to stun the athletics world.
(With inputs from agencies)