Aizawl: Inspired by her bronze medal-winning effort in the London Olympics, the Young Mizo Association (YMA) here is set to felicitate boxer M C Mary Kom.
General secretary of the central committee of YMA, Vanlalruata told PTI that they would hand over the pugilist a citation and cash award during the association`s general conference, scheduled to begin from October 23 at Kawrtethawveng village in Mizoram-Tripura border`s Mamit district.
"We do not have large amount of money to give her, but we wanted to congratulate her in front of the young Mizos as she has become a source of inspiration for the youths," Vanlalruata said.
Kom was earlier felicitated by Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) or the Mizo students federation, during `Zofest` held here in 2006.
First Published: Monday, September 10, 2012, 11:43