Tokyo 2020: Mirabai Chanu To Get Rs 1 Crore Reward For Tokyo Heroics, Says Manipur Chief Minister

Mirabai Chanu, who opened India's tally at the Tokyo Olympics on Day 2 with her silver medal in the women's 49kg category, will get a reward of Rs 1 crore, Chief Minister of her home state Manipur, N Biren Singh, announced on Saturday. The 26-year-old lifted a total of 202 kg (87 kg + 115 kg) to win the silver medal. Chief Minister Singh also said that the state government will be offering her a new job. Chanu is currently employed with Indian Railways as a Ticket Collector.