Assam’s golden girl Hima Das along with the Indian team met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in the national capital.
The Prime Minister congratulated the medal winners and complimented them for their exemplary performance in the best ever medal tally for India in Asian Games. He told the medal winners that their sporting feats have raised India’s stature and pride.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, was present on the occasion.
On Tuesday Hima along with her teammates were felicitated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
She has been in limelight after winning one gold and two silver medals at the recently held Asian Games also known as Jakarta-Pelambang 2018.
The Indian team arrived in the country with a glorious victory at the recently concluded 18th Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
India bagged 69 medals, beating the previous best of 65 medals won at Guangzhou Asian Games in 2010.
Watch what Hima Das has to say about PM Modi! pic.twitter.com/Ev0bqlWg3a
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) September 5, 2018