Assam’s sprint queen Hima Das wished a happy birthday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
The Prime Minister thanked Hima for her wishes.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 17, 2018
Hima along with the Indian team recently met the Prime Minister in the national capital after their return from Jakarta, Indonesia.
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.
The 18-year-old won one gold and two silver medals at the recently held Asian Games also known as Jakarta-Pelambang 2018. She also became the only Indian athlete to have won gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships.
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.