Governor, CM congratulate Mirabai Chanu

She won the silver medal in weightlifting at the Olympics

July 25, 2021 01:21 am | Updated 01:21 am IST - CHENNAI

Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister M.K. Stalin congratulated Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for having won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

“Mirabai Chanu has brought pride to India through her remarkable achievement. I am sure her achievement will inspire and motivate many sportspersons from India to perform their best at the Olympics and get many more medals and laurels for our great nation...,” Mr. Purohit said in a message. Mr. Stalin tweeted: “A sparkling start for India on the very first day of Olympics. My heartiest congratulations to @Mirabai_Chanu, who has brought the first Olympic silver medal in weightlifting for India with her impressive performance.”

Former Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami tweeted, “My hearty congratulations to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for bagging silver medal at the Olympics...”

Union Minister of State L. Murugan, VCK president Thol. Thirumavalavan, TNCC floor leader K. Selvaperunthagai, PMK founder S. Ramadoss and MP Anbumani Ramadoss were the others who congratulated her.

Top News Today


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.