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Swapna Barman's village gets a concrete road

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 • Telugu Comments

Swapna Barman, the iconic sportswoman who has won a gold for India at the Asian Games 2018 in heptathlon, has been in the news for her inspiring feat.  For a change, it's her village which is in the news.  

The champion hails from Ghospara, a low-end village on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town in North Bengal.  Never did it have a concrete road.  But in a matter of a few days, the gravel-laden road of the village leading to Swapna's house is being converted into concrete because VIPs are visiting the village to congratulate her family.  

Labourers have been spotted building a concrete road after Swapna's recent feat. The Siliguri-Jalpaiguri administration has been working at a phenomenal pace like never before.

The champ's father was a rickshaw puller and her mother works in a tea garden (tea gardens are very famous in the region).