Two Times Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, whose suspension has been revoked thanks people for the support given to her. Below is what she wrote:
“I, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, would like to thank all CSOs, Student Organizations, Media persons, well-wishers and every person in Manipur for the unity, support, guidance and motivation given to me in my fight against the doping charge given by International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Many CSOs & Student Organizations like PoFM, SSUM, DESAM, SWA, AMPGA, MPPDU, TCMDC, AKSA, AMSU, MSF, MSAD, DAMMS, AVBP (Delhi Unit) and others helped me in raising public awareness about my innocence. I would also like to thank all media fraternities for carrying my news in the local & national papers, with special thanks to Pukhrambam Ibochouba (Editor Kangla Pao), Kh. Rinku (Editor Imphal Times), Yambem Laba (Senior Journalist), Khogendro Khongdram (Editor Sangai Express, Manipuri Edition), Aribam Ibomcha (News Editor,AIR Imphal), Nongmaithem Reena (Video Journalist, ISTV), K. Saratchandra (NELive Correspondent), Chinglen (ANI Correspondent), Eche Merina (The Chronicle), Paojel Chaoba (Imphal Free Press) .
I would further extend my gratitude to film makers Mr. Amar Maibam & Sonia Nepram, RK Somorendro (Kaiku), IK Salam & Mayanglambam Bimolchand for their useful guidance.
This fight could not have been possible without the help and the guidance I received from Sir Sunil Elangbam (Secy. MOA), the Dronacharya Awardee Sir L. Ibomcha Singh (In charge, SAI Khuman Lampak), Sir Ranjan (Coach, Weightlifting, SAI Khuman Lampak), and the Indian Weightlifting Federation officials(IWLF).
Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents.