PM Modi tweets back after para-athlete Sukant Kadam highlights lack of recognition

World champion PV Sindhu, left a mark on the world on Sunday winning the BWF Championship for the first time. While the nation commended her prosperity, another achievement that went unnoticed was that of para-athlete Manasi Joshi. Just a day prior to Sindhu's summit clash, Joshi won the gold medal at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championship. Joshi beat comrade Parul Parmer in the singles final, turning into the World Champion.

 

Not simply Joshi, India performed wonderfully at the Para-Badminton World Championships this year, asserting a sum of 12 medals. Be that as it may, while PV Sindhu returned home to a euphoric welcome and was welcomed for lunch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the para-athletes did not share the same spotlight.

Sukant Kadam, who won a bronze medal at the World Championships took to Twitter to feature their situation. The para-athlete commented on PM Modi's tweet where the pioneer had posted photographs of his gathering with Sindhu. Kadam asked the PM to favor them as they also had won medals for the country.

"Honorable Narendra Modi sir, We Para-Badminton Athletes additionally won 12 medals in Para-Badminton World Championship and we likewise need your favors. Request you to allow us to meet as we missed an opportunity after Asian Games," Kadam tweeted on Tuesday evening.

 

Kadam's tweet had an effect as on Wednesday morning PM Modi posted a congratulatory tweet for the para-athletes. "130 crore Indians are amazingly proud with the Indian Para-Badminton contingent, which has brought home 12 medals at BWF World Championships 2019. Congrats to the whole team, whose achievement is very cheering and rousing. Every one of these players is remarkable!"  PM Narendra Modi said.

 

While posting photographs of herself with the gold award medal, World Champion Manasi Joshi was complimenting PV Sindhu. She even considered the pro badminton player the 'Greatest Of All Times' (GOAT)

 

by Lokendra Sharma | Thu, Aug 29 - 02:43 PM

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