Dispur, June 4: Internationally acclaimed boxer Shiva Thapa called on Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma at his office at Janata Bhawan today.
The Chief Minister while congratulating Thapa for his recent success at the Asian Boxing Championships held in Dubai, presented him a cheque worth Rs. 3 lakh under the State Sports Policy. The Chief Minister also offered best wishes to Shiva Thapa for his sporting career and assured to extend all possible support from the State government in future.
Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Bimal Bora, MLAs Mrinal Saikia and Manab Deka, Commissioner & Secretary of Sports Department Moloy Bora, Director Sports Pabitra Ram Khound, Vice Chairman of Boxing Federation of India Santanu Kalita, Secretary BFI Hemanta Kalita were also present during Shiva Thapa's call on to the Chief Minister.