Chief Minister Pema Khandu has congratulated weightlifter Jimjang Deru for setting a new national record and becoming the senior national champion in clean and jerk event under 62 Kg category of Weightlifting.
In his appreciation letter to Deru, CM wrote “I am elated by the news of you making it to the new Senior National Champion in clean and jerk category of weightlifting by breaking all previous national records. Indeed it is a history in making as we know and believe that it is just a beginning. There will be many records broken and too many new milestones set in your future attempts. We see you as a bright shining star who will represent not only Arunachal but our nation in all upcoming international event including the Olympics.
While congratulating you on behalf of the State Government and of course on my own behalf, I would like to place on record that this is a true recognition of your sincere endeavour and never say die attitude which is sure to inspire thousands of aspiring sportsperson from the state and the nation.
I am sure, you will continue to put your best foot forward and bring many more laurels to our tribal State and our great nation as a whole.
We are proud of you!” the letter added further.