AGARTALA: A committee of the ruling BJP of Tripura has proposed the name of champion gymnast Dipa Karmakar as the state’s brand ambassador to the government, UNI reports.
The 24-year-old made headlines recently after her Gold medal win at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Mersin in Turkey. This follows her Rio 2016 exploits in which she had secured a fourth place finish. She is the first Indian to achieve both these feats.
"We are really proud to see Dipa Karmakar won a gold medal in an international event in Turkey.