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Manipur Government Honors Mary Kom With Meethoileima Title



Manipur Government Honors Mary Kom With Meethoileima Title: Details, Achievement, Highlights

The Manipur Government on 11th December 2018, honored AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medallist MC Mary Kom with the title "Meethoileima" (Par Excellent Queen) at a function in Imphal. 

The Manipur government conferred the title ‘Meethoileima’ in recognition of her unprecedented feat of winning the sixth gold medal in the recently concluded World Boxing Championship and her illustrious career in the field.

Manipur's Chief Minister N Biren Singh on the occasion granted over a cheque worth Rs 10 lakh to the world-renowned boxer, Mary Kom.

CM N Biren Singh also declared that the Imphal West DC Road towards Game Village will be named as MC Mary Kom Road.

MC Mary Kom was adorned with attires particularly worn by a queen of Manipur as a mark of ‘highest woman’ of the state while conferring the title.

All the members in the Rajya Sabha also congratulated their colleague and boxer M C Mary Kom for clinching gold in the Women’s World Boxing Championship held Nov 2018, in New Delhi 

Mary Kom Prestigious Awards List

Padma Bhushan (Sports) 2013

Arjuna Award (Boxing) 2003

Padma Shri (Sports) 2006

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2009

Manipur (North East India)

Formation: 21 January 1972

Capitals: Imphal, Guwahati (Judiciary)

Districts: 16

Official Languages: Meitei (Manipuri)

Governor: Najma Heptulla

Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh



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