West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik on winning a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics.
“Whole of India says with you together ‘Jai Hind'” Banerjee tweeted this morning.
Sakshi Malik #Rio2016
Whole of India says with you together 'Jai Hind'
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 18, 2016
The 23-year-old grappler from Haryana clinched a bronze medal beating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 in women’s 58 kg freestyle category ending India’s painful wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games.