Srinagar: India’s Boxing champion Nikhat Zareen on Saturday gifted her boxing gloves to Prime Minister Narendra Modi .
Prime Minisyer Modi, on Saturday, hosted the Indian Common Wealth Games contingent at his residence to felicitate the players.
The Indian athletes produced a sensational show in Birmingham, claiming 61 medals, including 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.
“Honoured to gift the boxing gloves signed by all the pugilists to our honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi sir. Thank you for this amazing opportunity. A great day spent with my fellow athletes who have made the country proud,” Nikhat Zareen tweeted.
The star boxer, world championship gold medallist, won the yellow metal in her weight category at the Games.
Also on the occasion sprinter Huma Das gifted traditional gamcha to Prime Minister.
Hima wrote on her Twitter handle, “Elated to receive blessings from our honourable Prime Minister – Shri @narendramodi Ji, by virtue of Commonwealth Games 2022. Fortunate to have presented him with our traditional gamcha, wrapped with immense gratitude from all of Assam.”
Champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won the gold medal without breaking a sweat, a year after her historic silver at the Tokyo Olympics, thanked the PM for his words of encouragement.