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Gymnast Dipa Karmakar likely to be Tripura’s Brand Ambassador

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Agartala, July 10: Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who bagged the gold in the women’s vault event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin in Turkey on Sunday, is likely to become the brand ambassador of Tripura, a top BJP leader said on Tuesday.

“Considering her sparkling success in the world meet and earlier achievements, Dipa Karmakar is likely to be made the state’s brand ambassador,” the leader told IANS on the condition of anonymity.

He said that the matter would be decided after Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who is President of Tripura unit of Bharatiya Janata Party, returned to the state.

BJP General Secretary Pratima Bhowmik told the media here that the Chief Minister has already announced a grand felicitation for the gymnast for her latest success. IANS