SHIMLA: Tokyo Paralympics’ silver medal winner and high jumper Nishad Kumar of district Una along with his family and coach Naseem Ahmed called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Monday. The 21-year-old created an Asian record when he cleared 2.06m to win the silver in the men’s high jump T47 event.The CM congratulated Nishad for bringing pride to the state. The CM honoured Kumar and gave him best wishes for the future championships. He also said that the state government would provide him with every possible assistance and support. CM Thakur said that the state government is making every possible effort to promote sports in the state and laying emphasis on strengthening sports infrastructure.Kumar apprised the CM of various preparations regarding Paralympics and sports.