Saina Nehwal, sister join BJP
   Date :30-Jan-2020
Saina Nehwal sister join
FORMER world number one badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday, hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “inspiration” with his “hard work” for the country. Her elder sister Chandranshu Nehwal too joined the party along with her. Joining the party at a ceremony at its headquarters here, Nehwal (29) said that the BJP has been doing “a lot of good”, and she would work to do her bit as its member.
Nehwal, who has been vocal on Twitter in her support for the Union Government’s policies, told reporters that she is a hard-working professional and likes hard-working people, as she heaped praise on Modi. “I am a hard-working person and like hard-working people. Narendra Modi sir has been working day and night for the country. If I can do something for the country with him, it will be my good fortune. I draw a lot of inspiration from Modi sir. He inspires me,” she said.
She is the first Indian badminton player to have won an Olympic medal, a feat she achieved in the 2012 London games where she was a bronze medallist. The Padma and Arjuna awardee, who later met BJP President J P Nadda, also referred to the Government’s ‘Khelo India’ initiative and praised it. BJP General Secretary Arun Singh told reporters that Saina has brought glory to the country with her 24 international titles, including gold in the Commonwealth Games, and the people of India are “proud” of her.