Chennai, Apr 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, DMK President M K Stalin and AMMK Founder TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday congratulated athlete Gomathi Marimuthu for winning the 800m gold in the Asian Athletics meet at Doha in Qatar.
In a letter to Ms Gomathi, Mr Palaniswami said ''I am to hear that you have won a gold in the Doha meet''.
Congratulating her on behalf of the people of the state and his own behalf, the Chief Minister wished her to win more medals in various international meets and bring laurels to the country and the State.
Mr Stalin, took the twitter platform to congratulate the athlete and wished her win many more laurels in various international meets.
''I am happy that Gomathi has landed India its first gold in the Asian Athletic
championships at Doha'', he added.
Mr Dhinakaran also congratulated Gomathi for winning a gold in Doha.
Gomathi hailed from Trichy district and was daughter of a farmer.
Her family members and the villagers were elated on her achievement and said it was a reward for her sheer hard work. (UNI)