Nikhat gifts PM Modi boxing gloves

Nikhat gifts PM Modi boxing gloves, Hima gives traditional gamocha

New Delhi: Indian athletes expressed their elation at being honoured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their superlative showing at Birmingham Commonwealth Games with Nikhat Zareen gifting him her boxing gloves and sprinter Hima Das giving the traditional Assamese gamocha.

Modi, on Saturday, hosted the Indian 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.

The star boxer, world championship gold medallist, won the yellow metal in her weight category at the Games.