Ranked world number two after Sergey Krasnitsky from Russia in Junior World Male Rankings in 50 kg/110 lbs Flyweight Division, Shiva Thapa is in Gangtok along with his father Padam Thapa and Private Secretary\, Nanda Kirat Dewan looking for some financial assistance in order to have an advance expertise training at London in United Kingdom. Speaking from Hotel Silverline at Gangtok, Padam Thapa, father of Shiva Thapa told that they had came all the way from Assam in hope to get some sponsors and financial build up for his son’s training proceedings. They had emailed PK Chamling, the Chief Minister of Sikkim about their financial condition and the Chief Minister in reply to their email had given some assurance as such they were expecting to have an appointment with the Chief Minister, added Padam Thapa.
Shiva is aiming for London Olympic 2012, we are here at Gangtok to meet people and have ideas as how can we help Shiva’s talent go un-wasted, said Nanda Kirati Dewan, Shiva’s consultant. In meanwhile Press Club of Sikkim on 23rd at Gangtok felicitated Shiva Thapa for his brilliant performances in his short career.