Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Bindyarani Devi on winning a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, saying her accomplishment has made every Indian very happy.
Bindyarani Devi raised her performance to secure a silver in the women's 55kg competition, providing India a fourth weightlifting medal at the Games.
"Congratulations to Bindyarani Devi for winning a Silver medal at CWG, Birmingham. This accomplishment is a manifestation of her tenacity and it has made every Indian very happy," read a tweet from the Prime Minister.
"I wish her the very best for her future endeavours," he added.
Soon after Mirabai Chanu's gold, Bindyarani Devi set a Games record by lifting 116kg in the clean and jerk after a personal best of 86kg in the snatch section, totalling 202 kg, on Saturday.
The gold medal expectedly went to Nigeria's Adijat Adenike Olarinoye, who lifted 203kg (92kg+111kg).