Manipur Chief Minister congratulates boxer Mary Kom

Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh has expressed `immense pleasure` and congratulated boxer Mary Kom on her winning the fifth women`s boxing title at Bridgetown (Barbados) on September 18 last.

In a statement here yesterday, Singh stated that it was a moment of supreme pride for the people of Manipur that despite all odds, Kom won the World championship consecutively for the fifth time.

Her feat would be recorded in golden letters in the annals of sports history of India and Manipur, he said.

The Chief Minister expressed confidence that Kom would bring more laurels for the state and the nation in the future also.