New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met the victorious shuttler PV Sindhu and called her ” India’s pride” and hailed her for bringing home gold from World Championships.
Sindhu and her coach Pullela Gopichand met with the Prime Minister on Tuesday. Modi took to Twitter to share photographs from the meeting and also posted a tweet. “India’s pride, a champion who has brought home a Gold and lots of glory! Happy to have met @Pvsindhu1. Congratulated her and wished her the very best for her future endeavours,” the PM wrote.
India’s pride, a champion who has brought home a Gold and lots of glory!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 27, 2019
Sindhu and Gopichand met Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju earlier in the day. Rijiju also presented a Rs 10 lakh cheque to Sindhu for her historic triumph at the World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.