Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday congratulated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for securing runner up position in the prestigious All England Championship. He said that the Saina had showed extremely commendable performance in the finals of the championship although she stood runner up. KCR said that Saina created history by achieving the feat which was never done by any badminton player in the past. He said that the entire Telangana state was proud of her rare achievement. The state government is likely to announce a cash award to Saina Nehwal after her return from the UK.
Meanwhile, the CM also condoled the death of veteran journalist Vinod Mehta. He said that Mehta brought laurels to the field with his professionalism in the field.