From PM Modi to Amitabh Bachchan, dignitaries hail Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth after he clinched his second Super Series Premier title by lifting the Indonesia Open men’s singles trophy in Jakarta. World No.22 Srikanth, who had reached the finals at Singapore Open in April, outclassed Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai 21-11 21-19 in just 37 minutes in the final.
“Congratulations @srikidambi! We are extremely delighted on your victory in the Indonesia Open Super Series tournament,” Modi wrote in his twitter handle.
Congratulations @srikidambi! We are extremely delighted on your victory in the Indonesia Open Super Series tournament.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 18, 2017
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 Re 5 lakh award from @BAI_Media,” Sarma tweeted.
— Dept of Sports MYAS (@IndiaSports) June 18, 2017
India cricketer Virender Sehwag also took to the social media platform to shower his praise on Srikanth. …read more