Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 5, 2018: Chief minister Nonghombam. Biren Singh has congratulated weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on winning the first Gold medal for India in women’s 48 kg event in the 21st Commonwealth Games, 2018 at Gold Coast in Australia today.
Biren Singh hailed Mirabai as a true Manipuri Ningol, stating that she has done the state and whole country proud by breaking her own and CWG records on the first day of the games.
The chief minister expressed his hope for the champion weightlifter to win more medals and keep on bringing laurels to the state and the country in future as well. He also extended best wishes for her bright future.