SILVER FOR CHANU! In an astounding feat, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal in women's weightlifting in 49kg category! China won gold, while Indonesia took bronze. With this feat, Chanu became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games! Soon after the Chanu won the medal, congratulations poured in from all quarters on her feat. PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and said that ‘Could not have asked for a happier start to Tokyo2020.”
As India celebrated its first medal at the Olympics, some amazing visuals emerged from her home town in Manipur, where her family and neighbours burst into celebrations as she achieved the feat.
Published: Dipti Ranjan Das
Last updated: 24 July 2021, 03:06 PM IST
The lethal combo of the active involvement of local organised gangs in the crime and a poor conviction rate has emboldened the perpetrators in the district. Odisha 5th in gangrapes in country