Agartala: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who represented the 2016 Rio Olympics, was welcomed warmly by Prasun Banerjee and Mukul Roy on Thursday.
Dipa Karmakar, attained 4th position in Women’s Vault Gymnastics event of Rio Olympics 2016, won everyone’s hearts. She is among a few who efficiently delivers the life-threatening Pradunova vault. This woman, who hails from Tripura, was welcomed and honoured by the Trinamool Congress Sports Cell. President of the cell, Prasun Banerjee and MP Mukul Roy, honoured Dipa with Bengal’s famous curd, sweets, 2 sarees, a chain made of gold and a memento. Dipa’s coach, Bisweswar nandi has also been honoured with jersey, a dress, a pant piece and a memento.
As per reports, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was supposed to honour Dipa, but since she is away at Munich, TMC decided to honour her without any delay.