to international taekwondo player from Kalimpong, Trilok Subba.
Subba received the award from the hands of Sports minister Arup Biswas during a function held at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata today. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was also present at the function.
Subba received a citation, trophy, cheque of Rs. 50,000 and shawl.
When contacted on phone, Subba said he was happy to become the first taekwondo
player in three years to receivethe award.
No taekwondo player was chosen for the award in 2013 and 2014, while this year four names were forwarded for recommendation for award by Bengal Taekwondo Association from which I was selected, added Subba.
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