Manipur Government has honoured AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medalist MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” (par excellent queen) at a function in Imphal.
Magnificent Mary @MangteC felicitated by the State Government today giving her the title "Mee-Thoi Leima" and naming a road by her name in Imphal West and giving an incentive of Rs.10 lacs. Wish her all the very best in the Olympics Games 2020. pic.twitter.com/Ln1q4qfw9M
— Nongthombam Biren (@NBirenSingh) December 11, 2018
On the occasion, State Chief Minister N Biren Singh handed over a cheque of ten lakh rupees to her. The Chief Minister also declared that the Imphal West DC Road towards Game Village will be named as MC Mary Kom Road.
— Mary Kom (@MangteC) December 11, 2018
Mary Kom in a tweet thanked the Manipur Government and its Chief Minister N Biren Singh for the honour.