Badminton Star Saina Nehwal joins BJP
Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party Today, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi "inspires" her with his hard work for the country.
New Delhi: Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party Today, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi "inspires" her with his hard work for the country.
"I have won medals for the country. I am a very hardworking and I love hardworking persons. I can see Prime Minister Narendra Modi does so much for the country, I want to do something for the country with him," the shuttler said.
Joining the party at a ceremony at its headquarters here, Nehwal said the BJP has been working a lot for the country and she would work to do her bit as its member.
Saina Nehwal (29) is a former world number one badminton player, she is one of the most popular sportspersons in India and has won numerous international titles, including a bronze medal at the Olympics. Her elder sister Chandranshu Nehwal also joined the saffron party along with her. The Badminton player has won over 24 international titles.
BJP general secretary Arun Singh told reporters that Saina has brought glory to the country with her many international titles. She later met party president J P Nadda.