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Olympics medal winning wrestler Sakshi Malik received a grand welcome upon her arrival at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. (Image: ANI/Twitter)

Olympics medal winning wrestler Sakshi Malik received a grand welcome upon her arrival at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

People had line-up outside the airport with banners and flags.

“Poore Hindustan ne mera saath diya hai, main sab ko thank you kehna chahti hoon,” Sakshi Malik said upon her arrival.

“Was my biggest dream to win a medal for India at Olympics,was preparing for this for last 12 years,” she added.

Hectic preparations were underway to give Malik a rousing reception at her village in Rohtak district of Haryana.

Ministers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana received Malik at Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

Haryana’s sports and youth affairs minister Anil Vij, who was present in Rio as head of state delegation, accompanied the star wrestler on the return flight.

(With agency inputs)