PM pats Srikanth

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 19 Jun 2017 09:25:29


 

NEW DELHI,

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth. “Congratulations @srikidambi! We are extremely delighted on your victory in the Indonesia Open Super Series tournament,” Modi wrote in his twitter handle.
Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Himanta Biswa Sarma also congratulated Srikanth on his achievement and announced a financial reward for the shuttler.


“Congrats @srikidambi on your superb win at #IndonesiaSSP Finals. “ You’ve made us all proud. Glad to announce Rs 5 lakh award from @BAI_Media,” Sarma tweeted.


India cricketer Virender Sehwag also took to the social media platform to shower his praise on Srikanth.
“Congratulations Kidambi Srikanth on becoming the first Indian to win the #IndonesiaOpen . Ek killa Fateh,” he wrote.


Srikanth’s fellow shuttlers also congratulated him on his superb win. HS Prannoy, who lost in the semi-finals of the tournament after beating the likes of Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long, wrote: “@srikidambi Congrats broooo!” Ajay Jayram tweeted, “Congratulations @srikidambi ! Super performance.”
Mixed doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa wrote: “Super super super @srikidambi Congratulations.”