GUWAHATI: The Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and Tourism and Culture, G. Kishan Reddy congratulates Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, India’s first Tokyo Olympic 2020 medallist on winning a silver medal in women’s 49 kg weightlifting on July 24.
Welcoming Chanu on her return to India, in a congratulatory message, Minister G. Kishan Reddy said, “I extend my heartiest congratulations to Padmashree Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on winning the Olympic silver medal for India in weight-lifting. It brings me immense pride to see our daughters doing Maa Bharti proud. Mirabai has won the hearts of every Indian by standing on the pedestal and wearing the silver medallion around her neck.”
Mirabai reminds people that the only way to achieve one’s dreams is to have an unwavering spirit, dedication, hard work, and the vision to overcome obstacles. Her journey to success serves as an inspiration not only for the sports community but for any young person with dreams and goals, the minister added.
The minister said that he was confident that Chanu would continue on the glorious journey with the support of all the fellow Indians she made proud.
Minister G. Kishan Reddy further said, “I would like to take this opportunity to showcase the enthusiasm for sports and fitness activities in the North-East states, and I am pleased that this active sporting culture is bringing honour to India.”
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