Special Cover Released on Medal Winner’s at Rio Paralympic Games

special-cover-rio-paralympicBy Suresh Rao

This special cover is released to commemorate Medal winners of India in Rio Paralympics. The Paralympics Games is a quadrennial multi-sport event, involving athletes with range of disabilities that include impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, vision impairment etc. All the winners are the first time Medal winners except Javelin thrower Shri Devendra Jhajharia – became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals (including a gold medal won earlier in 2004 Athens Paralympics). (Cover Number-KTK/16/2016)

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