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Featured Image: IDBI Bank’s deputy managing director KP Nair felicitates Olympian Dipa Karmakar in Agartala on Thursday. 

By A Newsman

Silchar, 24 November: POST Dipa Karmakar’s Olympic bout that has brought fame to Tripura, IDBI Bank has come forward to help in the grooming of more gymnasts from this tiny state.

The PSU bank today provided a bouquet of training equipment for gymnastics to Tripura’s youth affairs and sports directorate.

The equipment installed at the Dasaratha Dev State Sports Complex at Badharghat in Agartala were dedicated to the sports fraternity of the state in a ceremony attended by minister Sahid Choudhuri, who is in charge of sports.

On the occasion, IDBI Bank’s deputy managing director KP Nair felicitated Dipa Karmakar and her equally famous coach Bishweshwar Nandi.

This came on a day, IDBI Bank threw open a new branch at Uttar Champamura in Old Agartala. The branch was inaugurated by Dipa Karmakar and Shri Bishweshwar Nandi in presence of Pabitra Kar, the deeputy Speaker of Tripura Assembly.

Speaking on the occasion Nair said: “Ms Dipa is a source of inspiration for all of us who dare to dream. We extend our heartfelt support to the budding gymnasts Tripura who can bring further laurels to the country.”