Kolkata: Pranab Bardhan of Santoshpur, and his partner Shibnath Sarkar from Howrah, might just have begun a journey in myth-busting by winning gold at Asiad in Bridge game. Both won India’s first-ever gold medal in bridge, in the men’s pairs.
The proud of Bengal has returned to their home on Sunday night. All people of the area and ministers congratulated him. Shibnath Sarkar wants to create a bridge academy in the future. Through this he wants to spread this mind game. Even if schools will be taken this as subject, said Shibnath Sarkar. According to him, this Mind Sports Game will be mandatory in the next two years.
Shibnath added that “I can not express the feelings of the moment when the national flag flies high after the announcement of the winner of Bridge game. As an Indian, I am very much happy. ‘
This is possible because of full support of the family members, said Shibnath. When we were playing the cards, we were called ‘unemployed parliament’. Now it has become a parliament of cards added Shibnath.
From this morning, Biren Banerjee Sarani lane of Salkiya is in festival’s mood. The minister and bureaucrats came to Shibnath’s home and greeted him with flowers. Minister Arup Roy, councilor Gautam Chowdhury, Shyamal Mitra and Bapi Manna were came to his house to greet him.