Railway Minister Vaishnaw Announces Rs 2 Cr Reward, Promotion For Mirabai Chanu

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New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw felicitated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu who won a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics, and announced a reward of Rs 2 crore and a promotion in her job in the Northeast Frontier Railway.

Congratulating the Olympics medalist for her splendid performance, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said Chanu has inspired billions around the world with her talent, handwork and grit.

“It was great to meet and congratulate the pride of India and honour of Indian Railways, Mirabai Chanu. Also felicitated her and announced Rs. 2 Cr, a promotion and more. She has inspired billions around the world with her talent, handwork and grit. Keep winning for India!” Ashwini Vaishnaw tweeted.

Chanu, who returned to the country on Monday evening, lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) in the 49kg category to better Karnam Malleswari’s bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Saturday.

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