Dipa Karmakar to be felicitated in Tripura on Aug 22

Agartala, Aug 20 (PTI) Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who missed the medal in the Rio Olympics by a whisker, would be felicitated by the Tripura government on August 22.

"Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and Youth and Sports Affairs minister Sahid Choudhury would felicitate Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bishweshwar Nandi on August 22 at Swami Vivekananda Maidan here," Director of Youth and Sports Affairs Dulal Das said.

In the felicitation programme, another famed gymnast of the state and Arjun awardee, Mantu Debnath and other sports personalities of the state would be present.