Vastavam web: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu met PV Sindhu, who recently became the first Indian shuttler to win gold in the World Championships, at his residence on Saturday. Naidu also met her parents and congratulated them for their daughter’s historic win. “I would like to congratulate Sindhu for her win. She is our nation’s pride and a great inspiration for the budding sportsmen and women across the country,” he said.
Referring to the Fit India Movement launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, the Vice President asserted that it is the need for an hour to remain fit and urged the youngsters to follow Sindhu’s lead.
“It is a standing example that Sindhu is dedicated to the cause of sports. If our youngsters are fit, they will be able to contribute better to the country’s future and their own future, as well. The Prime Minister’s initiative of making the country fit is apt, timely and very important,” he added.