The South-Asian country tasted a double dose of success as Singhraj Adhana won silver in the same event. As of now, India has won 15 medals in the grand event. The 19-year-old won gold with a score of 218.2 to set the new Paralympics Record. The other Indian shooter won the silver medal by scoring 216.7 points.
Lauding Manish, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Glory from the Tokyo #Paralympics continues. Great accomplishment by the young and stupendously talented Manish Narwal. His winning the Gold Medal is a special moment for Indian sports. Congratulations to him. Best wishes for the coming times. #Praise4Para."
In another tweet, he contgratulated the silver medal winner and said: "The outstanding Singhraj Adhana does it again! He wins yet another medal, this time in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event. India rejoices due to his feat. Congrats to him. Wishing him the very best for the future endeavours. #Paralympics #Praise4Para."