Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has revealed that Modi helped Mirabai Chanu and another athlete get better medical care and training.
New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped Mirabai Chanu, who created history by winning a silver medal for India in weightlifting on the second day of Tokyo Olympics 2020, in medical care and training. This has been disclosed by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh. Let us tell you that the Manipur government has rewarded Chanu with the post of Additional Superintendent of Police in the Police Department with a reward of Rs 3 crore.
Modi helped for better medical care and training
The Manipur Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Modi had taken the initiative to help two athletes (including Chanu) get better medical care and training in the US before going to the Tokyo Olympic Games. Let us inform that before the assembly elections, Singh had reached Delhi to discuss some plans of the state with his top leadership. Singh said that when he met the Prime Minister this week, he thanked Chanu for his help.
Chanu was also surprised
Let us tell you that Chanu had to go to America for muscle operation and training. Chanu had said that if she did not get help, she would not be able to achieve her goal. After that talked to Modi and then help came. The entire cost of this was borne by the PM. Let us inform that when Chanu reached Imphal, Chanu was given a grand welcome at Imphal Airport. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh himself had arrived at the airport to pick him up.
Let me inform that Mirabai Chanu won India’s first silver medal in weightlifting by lifting 110 kg in clean and jerk on the second day of Tokyo Olympics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated him on this achievement by tweeting. Modi had said that this could not be a happy start at the Tokyo Olympics. India is excited by Mirabai Chanu’s stellar performance. Congratulations to him for winning the silver medal in weightlifting. His success inspires every Indian.
As a child, she used to bring wood from the forest to light the stove.
When Mirabai was 10 years old, she used to bring a bundle of wood on her head to light the stove from the forest. Mirabai hails from Nonkpok Kakching village near Imphal, the capital of Manipur. Mirabai’s elder brother encouraged her and sent her for training at the Imphal Authority of India.