Northeast brings laurels to India with two gold medals in the Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham. One medal is bagged by Mizoram athlete; other from Manipur.
Mizoram’s Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins gold in Men’s 67kg weightlifting today, after Manipur’s Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal yesterday in 49kg weightlifting category for India.Moment of pride for the people of Northeast .
“A proud moment for Mizoram. Our very own Jeremy did the nation proud again.”, reads a tweet by CM Zoramthanga today. He also shared few pictures of the athlete.
“There’s no better feeling than seeing our Tiranga fly high on the world stage. So proud of you Mirabai Chanu.”, reads a tweet by Manipur CM N Biren Singh yesterday evening after the athlete’s win.
He added, “Also, thankful to PM Narendra Modi Ji for his special care for Mirabai in times of her difficulties. She has brought laurels for the nation with your blessings today.”