Badminton ace Saina Nehwal joins BJP

Source: PTI | Published on 29th January 2020, 1:04 PM | National News |

New Delhi: Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.

The 29-year-old, who hails from Haryana and is settled in Hyderabad, is a former world number one. She has won numerous international titles, including a bronze medal at the Olympics.

She joined the BJP at its headquarters here in the presence of senior party leaders.

Read These Next

UP BJP MLA among 7 booked for raping woman

An FIR was lodged against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi and six others here on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a month in 2017, police said.

CAA: Thousands of Muslims take to streets in TN

A large number of anti-CAA protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the amended Citizenship Act at Chepauk here, even as agitations were held across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.