Dipa Karmakar, who was displayed the BMW by Sachin Tendulkar as a signal of thankfulness for her fine show at the 2016 Rio Olympics, gave back the extravagance auto because of the poor state of streets in Agartala.
Star Indian acrobat Dipa Karmakar has given back the BMW exhibited to her by Sachin Tendulkar after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and has purchased a Hyundai Elantra with the Rs 25 lakh she got. The 22-year-old, who was introduced the BMW by Tendulkar as a motion of thankfulness for her fine show at Rio, gave back the extravagance auto because of the poor state of streets in Agartala. Another explanation behind Dipa getting rid of her fresh out of the plastic new auto was the nonappearance of an administration focus in the place where she grew up. The BMW, which was given over to Dipa by Tendulkar, was in truth skilled to her by the Hyderabad District Badminton Association.
"There is no showroom or administration focal point of BMW auto in Tripura. On the off chance that the auto built up any specialized tangle amid driving, how might I repair this? There are additionally not adequate appropriate streets in Agartala and different spots of the sloping state to employ the extravagance auto," Dipa told IANS at the time.
"Sir (her mentor Bisheshwar Nandi) talked about these matters with V. Chamundeshwarnath. He consented to store cash equivalent to a BMW auto cost to my ledger. We would be glad whatever sum they give rather than the BMW auto," she included.
"Her family purchased an auto (Elantra) as of late, and it was a brand that has an administration focus in Agartala," Karmakar's mentor Bisweswar Nandi was cited as saying by the Hindustan Times after she at long last figured out how to get buy her new auto.
Dipa, who missed an award by a bristle, had completed fourth in the vault occasion at Rio and dazed the world by endeavoring the unsafe Produnova vault.
Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu, bronze decoration winning wrestler Sakshi Malik, badminton mentor Pullela Gopichand and Dipa were given BMW autos by Tendulkar at a capacity in Hyderabad. Tendulkar was the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian group at the Olympics.