Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated the Indian women's team for its best-ever performance at the ongoing Olympics.
Needing a win to keep their hopes alive after three consecutive losses, India had to wait anxiously for 57 minutes despite being the dominant team
Out of the last eight medals India won at Olympics, six of them are from women athletes.
India had last week announced a 16-member team for the Tokyo Games but refrained from naming the captain although it was more or less certain that Rani would lead the side.
Eight seasoned players -- are part of the 16-member strong squad. The team captain will be announced later, said HI
The selection of the final 16 players who will represent the country in Tokyo is awaited and Toppo said there is no dearth of talent in the squad with several youngsters rising the ranks.
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