India’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu gave a happy occasion to the nation by winning the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Saturday. Now he has started getting many gifts from the country as well. Now the Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh has given a big surprise to Mirabai of Manipur. Mirabai has been made additional SP in the state police. Earlier, the Chief Minister has also announced a cash reward of Rs 1 crore to Chanu.
Let me tell you that Mirabai had put a medal in India’s bag on the second day of this year’s Olympics. On 24 July, he opened India’s account by winning a silver medal in the 49kg category of weightlifting. Chanu became the first Indian athlete to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics this year. The 26-year-old weightlifter from Manipur won the silver medal by lifting a total of 202 kg (87 kg + 115 kg).