Tripura felicitates Nishtha

Tripura’s pride and the Bronze winner in Asian kick-boxing championship at Turkmenistan is felicitated on Friday. Tripura Sports Minister Sahid Chowdhury has felicitated her at Agartala Umakanta ground while Gramin Krira was on.

Tripura’s pride, Nishtha Chakraborty, a first year English (honours) student in Holy Cross College, made India proud by lifting the Bronze medal in the ongoing Asian kick-boxing championship being held at Ashgabat in Central Asian country, Turkmenistan on April 29.

Nishtha had participated in the tournament as a member of the Indian kick-boxing team and had lost the semi-final.She broke into tears even in the podium after the shock defeat but steeled her resolve further to record her name as medalist in the fight for Bronze.

The championship is being held under the banner of ‘WAKO Asian Kick-boxing championship-2017’ and Nishtha had contested under 65 kg light category.