"For me, Mary Kom is very inspiring. At the age of 32, even after having three kids, she is still in the boxing ring, has been to the Olympics and again she will start training for it," said Priyanka.
Kom is a five-time world boxing champion and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. But recognition eluded her for many years and she only got her due after winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics.
"She has proved to all of us that being a woman and coming from a small town, where enough facilities for training are not there, if you put your mind in something, then you can achieve anything. She is a precious gemstone of our country and very influential to our generation," Priyanka added.