New Delhi: Olympian P T Usha has been nominated to Rajya Sabha. BJP has nominated the sprint queen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the twitter to appreciate and congratulate her. PM’s tweet includes a photo along with P T Usha.
” The remarkable P T Usha ji is an inspiration for every Indian. Her accomplishments in sports are widely known but equally commendable is her work to mentor budding athletes over the last several years. Congratulations to her on being nominated to the Rajya Sabha”, PM tweeted .
Along with P T Usha, music maestro Ilaiyaraaja, renowned writer and director V Vijayendra Prasad and Dharmasthala temple administrator Veerendra Heggade were also nominated to Rajya Sabha.