Banerjee said that Das' achievement would surely inspire other girls to believe in themselves.
"Hima Das the nation is so proud of you. My congratulations to you for your Under20 win in Finland. Your historic achievement of winning India's first ever track athletics world title will inspire girls to believe that nothing is impossible," Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle today.
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