New Delhi: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has promised to gift the company’s upcoming SUV XUV700 to Neeraj Chopra, the country’s gold medalist in the javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Mahindra made the announcement shortly after Chopra won the medal.
A follower on Twitter asked Mahindra to gift the XUV700 to Chopra, after which Mahindra wrote, “Yes absolutely. It would be my privilege and honor to gift the XUV700 to our Golden Athlete.”
He asked Rajesh Jejurikar, Executive Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., and Vijay Nakra, CEO (Automotive Division) to “keep an SUV ready for Neeraj”. Significantly, Neeraj Chopra today became the second player for India to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Olympics.