Rajya Sabha congratulates Hima Das for winning gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships


The Rajya Sabha has congratulated Hima Das for winning the Gold Medal in the 400-metre event at the IAAF World under-20 Athletics Championships, held at Tampere in Finland last week.

Making a reference in the House today, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said the victory of Miss Hima Das is all the more significant, as she became the first Indian woman to win a Gold Medal in a track event at a World Championship.

He wished Hima Das all success in her future endeavours and hope that she would continue to make the country proud by bringing many more laurels in the coming years.


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