IN PICTURES: Meanwhile at Swapna Barman's home in Bengal...

Scenes before and after Swapna Barman clinched a historic gold in women's heptathlon at the Asian Games on Wednesday.

The scene outside Swapna Barman's house after she won the Asian Games heptathlon gold. Photo: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT
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People flocked to Swapna's tin-roofed house in Jalpaiguri, in north Bengal, to congratulate her mother. Photo: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT
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A staunch devotee of Goddess Kali, Swapna spent some of her prize money in building a temple outside her house. Photo: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT
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Fans and well-wishers greet Swapna's parents at their residence on Thursday. Photo: PTI
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Swapna's mother Basana rejoices as the villagers congratulate her. Photo: PTI
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Scenes before and after Swapna Barman clinched a historic gold in women's heptathlon at the Asian Games on Wednesday.