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Lamb, pulao, zarda rice on menu as Punjab CM cooks up a meal for Olympians today

September 08, 2021 12:40 PM
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh cooking pulao, lamb, chicken, aloo, Zarda rice among other delicacies for the Olympic medal winners

Amarinder will host the dinner at his Siswan farmhouse and cook a lavish meal for them as promised.

Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh will host a dinner for Punjab’s Olympic medal winners and gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday.

“From Patiala cuisine to pulao, lamb, chicken, aloo & Zarda rice, CM @capt_amarinder will prepare each of these delicacies himself to keep his promise to Punjab Olympic medal winners (& Neeraj Chopra) at the dinner he is hosting for them tomorrow!” the chief minister’s media adviser Raveen Thukral tweeted.

Jalandhar cantonment MLA Pargat Singh, who is a former India hockey captain, is also expected to join them.

The chief minister, while honouring the Olympic medal winners at a ceremony here on August 12, had promised to host a dinner for them, promising to cook for them.

“I am not too fond of eating but I do like cooking. I will cook for all of you,” he told them.

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